Ajax: The Definitive Guide by Anthony T. Holdener III
- After reading this book, I have a better understanding of Ajax.
- This was a well-organized book to learn from.
- This book has some excellent information that seems to escape other books on this subject or is found across multiple titles.
- The book is very well organized and helps to make the concepts very understandable.
- It is a must-have for anyone involved in web development and programming.
Head First Ajax: A Brain-Friendly Guide 1st Edition by Rebecca M. Riordan
- Yup this is my favorite book on Ajax. I love Head First books but this one far exceeded my expectations.
- Head First Ajax by Rebecca Riordan is by far the best introduction to AJAX.
- It presented the ideas in an easily understood format with good examples and exercises.
Ajax in Action by Dave Crane, Eric Pascarello, and Darren James
- This book offers several nice ways to do Ajax programming -- from a roll your own approach to a third party library such as Rico.
- Highly recommended for anyone developing what you might call a Web 2.0 application. The only Ajax book I would keep on my shelf.
- If you're serious about helping to revolutionize the Web, you need this book.
Bulletproof Ajax 1st Edition by Jeremy Keith and Aaron Gustafson
- It is a basic intro to AJAX, but very solid and detailed. Highest recommendation.
- A recommended Ajax programming book.
- This is clear, concise, and what I would describe as a "page turner".
- The book has practical examples. One of the best web developer books I've ever read.
- This tiny book is an excellent hands-on introduction to AJAX, the way AJAX should be done.
AJAX and PHP: Building Modern Web Applications 2nd Edition by Bogdan Brinzarea and Cristian Darie
- This is a good introduction to AJAX.
- Starts out very basic and very easy to understand. Even covers using AJAX with jquery.
- This book will get you up and running with AJAX.
- The authors do a great job of breaking down the subjects with a balance between atomic examples and more functionality and thus build more complex examples.
Ajax: The Complete Reference 1st Edition by Thomas A. Powell
- Excellent resource.
- This book is one of the best AJAX books that I have seen.
- The book is well organized, and I was able to find what I needed to do without reading the book cover to cover.
- Nice book, full of helpful information. Will recommend this book to friends, and a good price.
- But if you're serious about mastering Ajax-type transport techniques, it's invaluable.