Ajax and REST Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach will serve all of your Ajax needs, by providing adaptable solutions for all of the common tasks you'll want to implement on web sites using Ajax, DOM scripting, and REST techniques.
Ajax Patterns and Best Practices enables you to quickly write applications that work properly. This book is about making things happen on both the client and server sides. And because the book outlines various patterns and best practices, you can quickly check and verify that you're building an efficient Ajax application.
Written by Ajax expert and best-selling author Dave Crane, this book is a practical, hands-on resource for developers who want to preview and even use some of what will likely be in the next hot Ajax 2.
Foundations of Ajax focuses on what the Ajax technology means and why it can make a difference to your products. The authors demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of Ajax techniques in a variety of environments. They back up their discussion with a multitude of coding examples and links to existing Ajax applications already on the Web.
Practical Ajax Projects with Java Technology provides a learn-by-example experience for Java developers. It features a crowd-pleasing array of seven complete example applications that you can even adapt for use in your own projects. Technologies covered include Apache, Ant, Ajax Tags, Struts, Prototype, DWR, Dojo, and more.
There is potentially a lot of complicated code involved in creating cutting-edge "Ajax-style" web applications, but a lot of the hard work has already been done for you! This book will show how to make the most of what's available.