ZK

Ajax without the Javascript Framework

By Henri Chen , Amy Cheng

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ZK is the most popular open-source SourceForge Ajax web framework that enables rich user interface for web applications with no JavaScript and little programming. ZK: Ajax without the JavaScript Framework will show you how to use this simplest Ajax framework to write real-world responsive web applications.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-901-3
  • 125 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: September 12, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $39.99
  • eBook Price: $27.99
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Full Description

ZK is the most popular open source SourceForge Ajax web framework that enables rich user interface for web applications with no JavaScript and little programming. This firstPress book will cover the following:

  • Shows you how to use this simplest Ajax framework to write real-world responsive web applications
  • Covers ZK's more than 70 XUL and 80 XHTML rich GUI components
  • Authoritatively written by cofounder/lead of the ZK project

What you’ll learn

  • Perform Ajax development without the use of JavaScript
  • Write your first ZK framework–based application: “Hello World!”
  • Augmenting with Eclipse IDE, build a more dynamic, responsive “Hello World!” application
  • Use ZKs more than 70 XUL and 80 XHTML rich GUI components
  • Explore megacomponents for Google Maps and more
  • Build a real-world application such as a pet store by using ZK in the presentation tier and beyond
  • Integrate and use ZK with other frameworks like Hibernate

Who this book is for

Web application designers and programmers who wish to implement rich Ajax web applications in the simplest way.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. What Is the ZK Ajax Framework
  2. Getting Started with ZK
  3. Building Your First ZK Application
  4. Introducing the Versatile ZK Components
  5. Setting Up the Development Environment
  6. Creating a Real WebApplication
  7. Linking the GUI to a Database
  8. Binding Data Automatically
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