Practical Prototype and

Andrew Dupont

  • 出版商: Apress
  • 出版日期: 2008-06-24
  • 售價: $1,500
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,425
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 352
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1590599195
  • ISBN-13: 9781590599198
  • 相關分類: JavaScript
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As a JavaScript developer, you will already be aware of some of the time saving, convenience, and functionality provided to you by JavaScript/Ajax libraries in general. Prototype ( and its sister effects library, (, are among the most popular and best–supported JavaScript libraries, and now Prototype Core dev team member Andrew Dupont has written this book to provide you with an essential guide to getting the most out of using Prototype and

Practical Prototype and will help you leverage the Prototype and libraries to enhance your day–to–day work, speeding up mundane tasks and providing advanced UI effects in a way that is cross–browser compliant—taking many worries off your shoulders. Take a whirlwind tour of the different time–saving functions and features Prototype provides and how it extends the basic JavaScript objects, including events, Ajax techniques, DOM elements, enumerables, and advanced OOP. Understand how fits into the wider world of DOM Scripting/DHTML; find out how to use it to enhance your UIs quickly and effectively, with UI controls, effects, and drag and drop; and discover Prototype and as a platform.

The author avoids needless theory and rhetoric throughout the book, moving you through the topics at a fast pace. He incorporates several real–world examples to help you gain valuable practical experience as you learn. Practical Prototype and is completely up to date and features server–side examples written in PHP that show the framework can be used effectively in more environments than just Ruby on Rails.

  • Master all the convenience functions of Prototype to speed up your JavaScript/Ajax development.
  • Leverage to turbo charge your dynamic UIs.
  • Learn from JavaScript expert Andrew Dupont, one of the Prototype Core team members.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use all of the basic timesaving/convenience functions of Prototype
  • How to use enumberables to speed up looping, arrays, etc.
  • How to enhance your Ajax applications with Prototype
  • How Prototype makes working with events and DOM elements a cinch
  • How fits into DOM Scripting/DHTML
  • How to make use of the basic effects available in
  • Mastery of UI controls and drag and drop in
  • How to treat Prototype and as a platform
  • How to use Prototype and effectively with PHP and other server–side setups besides Ruby on Rails

Who is this book for?

This book is for any JavaScript developer who wants to employ Prototype/ in his or her day–to–day work.

About the Apress Practical Series

The Practical series from Apress is your best choice for getting the job done, period. From professional to expert, this series lets you apply project–motivated templates (or frameworks) step by step in a very direct, practical, and efficient manner toward current real–world projects that may be sitting on your desk. So whatever your career goal, Apress can be your trusted guide to take you where you want to go on your IT career empowerment path.

Related Titles from Apress

  • Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional
  • Pro JavaScript Techniques
  • Pro DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries
  • AdvancED DOM Scripting: Dynamic Web Design Techniques


作為一名JavaScript開發者,您已經意識到JavaScript/Ajax庫所提供的一些節省時間、方便和功能。Prototype(及其姊妹效果庫是最受歡迎且支援最好的JavaScript庫之一,現在Prototype核心開發團隊成員Andrew Dupont撰寫了這本書,為您提供使用Prototype和script.aculo.us的最佳指南。

《實用的Prototype和》將幫助您利用Prototype和script.aculo.us庫來增強您的日常工作,加快瑣碎任務的速度,並以跨瀏覽器兼容的方式提供高級UI效果,從而減輕您的負擔。快速了解Prototype提供的不同節省時間的功能和特性,以及它如何擴展基本的JavaScript對象,包括事件、Ajax技術、DOM元素、可枚舉對象和高級面向對象編程。了解script.aculo.us如何融入DOM Scripting/DHTML的更廣泛世界;了解如何使用它快速有效地增強您的UI,包括UI控件、效果和拖放;並發現Prototype和script.aculo.us作為一個平台。

作者在整本書中避免了不必要的理論和修辭,以快節奏引導您通過各個主題。他結合了幾個實際例子,幫助您在學習的過程中獲得寶貴的實踐經驗。《實用的Prototype和》完全更新,並提供了使用PHP編寫的服務器端示例,展示了該框架可以在除了Ruby on Rails之外的更多環境中有效使用。


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- 《Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional》
- 《Pro JavaScript Techniques》
- 《Pro DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries》
- 《AdvancED DOM Scripting: Dynamic Web Design Techniques》