Pro JavaScript™ RIA Techniques

Best Practices, Performance, and Presentation

  • Authors
  • Den Odell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Best Practices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Pages 135-178
  4. Presentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Pages 195-223
    3. Pages 225-248
    4. Pages 249-305
    5. Pages 331-356
    6. Pages 357-373
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 403-415

About this book


Pro JavaScript RIA Techniques: Best Practices, Performance, and Presentation shows you how you can build JavaScript RIAs (rich Internet applications) with compelling user interfaces and great performance.

With the best practices and optimization techniques you'll learn in this book, you can optimize performance without sacrificing a rich user interface. Using a combination of innovative ideas and intelligent use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and plug–ins, this book shows you how to make decisions based on best web standard development practices and real–world browser data.

Through practical examples, you'll see how to optimize both design and performance with an eye toward future enhancements and efficient maintenance.

  • Starting with the essential principles and techniques of semantic markup, build efficient, responsive web applications based on web standard best practices and real–world experience.
  • Apply practical techniques and see how to reuse examples of broadly relevant page components to improve the interface and performance of existing sites.
  • Explore ways to push the boundaries of the possible with existing browser technology.


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