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Ajax in Practice: Best practices with Prototype and Scriptaculous

Pedro Penna
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Hello,

I've recently purchased Ajax in Action and I really liked it.

How does Ajax in Practice differ from Ajax in Action?
From what I read in amazon.com, the book's focus is on Prototype and Scriptaculous... And some design patterns, best practices and flow control using these libraries. Am I right?
Eric Pascarello
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Asked before: http://www.coderanch.com/t/119789/HTML-JavaScript/Difference-between-AJAX-Action-AJAX

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Pedro Penna
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Oops...

I got everything wrong.
I thought Prototype and Scriptaculous were discussed in Ajax in Practice, but there's actually a book just for them... http://manning.com/crane3/
Bear Bibeault
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Originally posted by Pedro Penna:
but there's actually a book just for them..


Correct! The book promo for that book was 2 weeks ago.

In Ajax in Practice, a fair number of libraries are surveyed and used, inlcuding Prototype, jQuery, Dojo, DWR and others. But not Scriptaculous.


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