AJAX Programming with PHP

Official Program Description

AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is the industry's standard technique for creating interactive web applications (Web 2.0).  Ajax creates rich user-friendly interfaces and increases usability and customer satisfaction with effective design. In this class you will learn how to optimize scripting code to create more aesthetically appealing, dynamic, and functional interactive web applications with PHP.

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for programmers and students who are part of the Webmaster Certificate Program.


Basic knowledge in PHP or equivalent experience

Attend and You Will Learn

Introduction to JavaScript

  • Introduction to AJAX
  • Introduction to PHP

Understanding AJAX

  • Exchanging information asynchronously
  • Building a simple application with AJAX and PHP

XMLHttp Request Object

  • Server responses and requests  

Introduction to AJAX and XML

  • Client-side techniques with JavaScript DOM
  • More about DOM


  • Passing parameters and handling PHP errors
  • Introduction to MySQL
  • Working with MySQL

Ajax Form Validation

  • Implementing thread-safe AJAX

Ajax RSS Reader

  • Working with RSS document structure
  • Implementing the AJAX RSS Reader

AJAX Drag and Drop

  • Developing a rich user interface

Introduction to JSON

  • Transferring data between client/server using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

Using JSMX with JSON

  • A JSON/JSMX example

Defining Look and Feel Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • CSS basics
  • CSS selectors
  • Pseudo selectors
  • CSS styles and AJAX

Create Web Application

  • Putting it together

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