Foundations of Atlas

Rapid Ajax Development with ASP.NET 2.0

Authors: Moroney, Laurence

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This book introduces a fast-track path to understanding Atlas, and how this technology can increase the power and functionality of your code while conserving time and effort. The book begins with a bare-bones introduction that explains how Atlas relates to Ajax.

Microsoft Atlas is a web-client framework that makes building Ajax-style applications easier. It provides a prewritten framework that gives you a structured environment in which to work. Atlas also provides you with an object model and standardized debugging to make development faster and simpler.

Ajax is a way of combining a number of Web technologies including JavaScript, dynamic HTML, and a feature known as XMLHttp (which reduces the need for client browsers to constantly reconnect to the server every time new information is downloaded). But at the moment, people developing with Ajax have to write their code from the ground up, which is complex and time consuming.

The book guides you through a series of practical examples that demonstrate the Atlas framework and available controls. After reading this book, youll be able to compile a seamless Atlas-based application of your own!

  • In anticipation of changes during development of the Atlas technology, the updated source code is posted for download on the author's blog, www.philotic.com/blog.
  • This book demystifies the Atlas technology and shows you how to work with it.
  • The first book dedicated to this revolutionary new technology.
  • Written by an experienced .NET author in collaboration with the Atlas development team.

About the authors

Laurence Moroney is the director of technology evangelism at Mainsoft, the cross-platform development company. He has over 10 years in software development and architecture, specializing in interoperability, security and performance in such diverse industries as casinos, jails, the U.S. Border Patrol, airports, professional soccer teams and financial services. He has written several books on computing, including some on Web Services Security, ASP.NET and Java/.NET interoperability, as well as dozens of articles on various technology issues. He lives in Sammamish, Washington with his wife, Rebecca, and children, Claudia and Christopher. His blog is at Philotic.com, where you can find lots of Atlas and other development resources.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundations of Atlas
Book Subtitle
Rapid Ajax Development with ASP.NET 2.0
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0175-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0175-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
336
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