Ajax on Rails: Paperback: 350 pages Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. (3 Jan 2007) Language English
Learn to build dynamic, interactive web applications using the two most important approaches to web development today: Ajax and the phenomenally efficient Ruby on Rails platform.
More than just recipes, you also get a thorough, low-level understanding of what's happening under the hood.
"Ajax on Rails" includes three fully worked out Rails/Ajax applications, and quick reference sections for Prototype and script.aculo.us.
Advanced material explains the most current design practices for Ajax usability.
You'll learn to avoid user experience mistakes with proven design patterns.
Beyond the how-to, "Ajax on Rails" helps you consider when Ajax is (and isn't) appropriate, and the trade-offs associated with it.
For those new to Rails, this book provides a quick introduction, the big picture, a walk through the installation process, and some tips on getting started.
If you've already started working with Rails and seek to deepen your skill set, you'll find dozens of examples drawn from real-world.