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Professional Widgets with CSS, Dom and Ajax

If you want to create your own widgets, pre-order this book now! [JH]

Professional Widgets with CSS, Dom and Ajax
by Rajesh Lal

List Price: $39.95
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: Wiley; Pap/Onl edition (May 12, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0470246642
ISBN-13: 978-0470246641

Book Description: Professional Widgets with CSS, DOM and Ajax is the first guide to building web widgets - tiny applications that can be embedded in a web page or on the desktop and have exploded in popularity in recent months. Inside, award-winning programmer Rajesh Lal provides readers with a methodology for building widgets using standards like CSS and DOM to create widgets that work anywhere. Next he guides readers though the creation of widgets using several popular toolkits and frameworks including Yahoo! Widgets, Silverlight with PopFly, Google Web Toolkit, Microsoft Web Gadgets and more.

Professional Widgets with CSS, DOM and Ajax is heavy on step-by step examples enabling readers to get up to speed and begin building widgets quickly and easily. Topics include:

  • Understanding the architecture, design considerations and implementation of Web Widgets
  • Working with Data Providers XML Web Services
  • Using Ajax to provide the backbone and medium for widgets
  • Presentation with CSS
  • Browser compatibility
  • Programming with Ajax Libraries and Frameworks
  • Security, Yes Security

March 10, 2008 in Web Development | Permalink


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