ISBN 9788184042085,Programming Atlas

Programming Atlas



Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788184042085

ISBN-10 8184042086

Paper Back

Number of Pages 418 Pages
Language (English)

Extreme programming

Learn how to deliver richer, more interactive web experiences to your users with ASP.NET 'Atlas,' Microsoft's new framework for building Ajax-savvy web sites. Now Atlas brings the power of Ajax to ASP.NET 2.0 developers with controls, script libraries, and server support that deliver engaging results without the pain that writing complex JavaScript can entail.Programming Atlas is not just another drag-and-drop ASP.NET 2.0 book; it dives into the technologies that make Ajax work. You'll begin with a tour of the technologies most often associated with Ajax. With the fundamentals in place, author and JavaScript expert Christian Wenz unpacks the Atlas framework and shows you how to put its tools to work.
You'll learn to:Understand the architecture of Atlas and the role played by server controls, such as ScriptManager and UpdatePanelBuild more interactive pages using controls and extenders to autocomplete text fields, validate user input, drag and drop controls, and much moreBind, display, and update data without causing the entire page to refresh, and use the Atlas web services bridge to consume third-party services beyond the domain of your applicationIncorporate Microsoft Virtual Earth into an application, use Atlas with Web Parts, and create a Windows Live GadgetUse Atlas with PHP and explore other non-Microsoft Ajax tools for ASP.NETAbout the Authors
Christian Wenz is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, a freelance consultant, and author of numerous computer books in German and English.