Taking complete advantage of Ajax, however, requires something more than your typical how-to book. What it calls for is Ajax Hacks from OReilly. This valuable guide provides direct, hands-on solutions that take the mystery out of Ajaxs many capabilities. Each hack represents a clever way to accomplish a specific task, saving you countless hours of searching for the right answer.
A smart collection of 80 insider tips and tricks, Ajax Hacks covers all of the technologys finer points. Want to build next-generation web applications today? This book can show you how. Among the multitude of topics addressed, it shows you techniques for:
Using Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps
Displaying Weather.com data
Scraping stock quotes
Fetching postal codes
Building web forms with auto-complete functionality