Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript and Ajax: Video Learning Starter Kit

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Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript and Ajax Video Learning brings the successful Teach Yourself book series from Sams Publishing to life on video - with the same clear and concise style, practical hands-on examples, and self-paced learning approach that have made the bestselling books so popular with beginners looking for the easiest way to quickly get up to speed on a new technology. This complete video course provides four hours of clear, well-organized, and carefully crafted video training. Each 10-minute video lesson uses the same step-by-step learning structure that has proven so effective in all Sams Teach Yourself books. After a short overview of the topic from the series instructor, each lesson presents a short, richly illustrated tutorial lesson, followed by a hands-on learning lab, and concluding with an interactive quiz lets the learner test how well he or she has grasped the material before moving on. With Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript and Ajax Video Learning, you'll quickly and easily learn all the basics of enhancing web sites and applications with JavaScript and Ajax: * Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive web pages * Build better, more interactive interfaces for your web applications * Verify web-based forms * Control CSS with simple JavaScript * Add Ajax effects to your web pages * Use popular Ajax libraries to speed up and improve common programming tasks The DVD includes everything you'll need to get started: * Four hours of video lessons with interactive labs and quizzes * XAMPP for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux-an easy-to-install package to set up a web server learning environment on your own computer * The jEdit programming editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux * Prototype, Scriptaculous, Rico, and XOAD-popular JavaScript libraries for creating Ajax applications and effects * Source code files for all the learning labs