Ajax on Rails by Scott Raymond

By Scott Raymond

Learn how to construct dynamic, interactive net purposes utilizing the 2 most vital ways to net improvement this day: Ajax and the phenomenally effective Ruby on Rails platform. This ebook teaches intermediate to complicated net builders tips to use either Ajax and Rails to quick construct high-performance, scalable purposes with out being crushed with millions of strains of JavaScript code. greater than simply recipes, you furthermore may get an intensive, low-level knowing of what's occurring less than the hood. * Ajax on Rails contains 3 absolutely labored out Rails/Ajax functions, and fast reference sections for Prototype and script.aculo.us.
* trying out classes aid you put off cross-browser JavaScript mistakes and DOM debugging nightmares utilizing a mixture of Firebug, and Venkman.
* complicated fabric explains the most up-tp-date layout practices for Ajax usability. You'll discover ways to steer clear of consumer adventure blunders with confirmed layout patterns.
past the how-to, Ajax on Rails is helping you think about whilst Ajax is (and isn't) acceptable, and the trade-offs linked to it. For these new to Rails, this e-book offers a short creation, the massive photograph, a stroll during the install approach, and a few tips about getting began. If you've already set to work with Rails and search to deepen your ability set, you'll locate dozens of examples drawn from real-world tasks, exhaustive reference for each proper function, and professional recommendation on the way to "Ajaxify" your purposes.

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Listing 2-11. NET WEB API OUTSIDE OF IIS Finally, one of the great features of Azure Mobile Services is that it can be remotely debugged, meaning you can attach from a local Visual Studio to a live instance of your Web API in Azure and step through the code. This feature has to be enabled in your Azure Management Portal first, and you can then use the “Attach to Process” dialog and point it to the DNS name of your mobile service to allow you breakpoints to hit. aspx. com/en-us/develop/ mobile/resources/ for excellent tutorials and references.

NET. NET application into a Web API server, as long as it meets the following prerequisites: u It can listen on a specific port, meaning that the URL and port had been reserved for the application with the relevant netsh command, or the application is running with elevated (admin) privileges. ServiceModel (for example, Windows Store applications cannot). NET Web API self-host uses the WCF channel stack layer to obtain request messages from the underlying HTTP infrastructure. Internally, HttpSelfHostServer sets up an HttpBinding which is configured using the data provided through HttpSelfHostConfiguration.

OwinSelfHost NuGet package. Owin NuGet package. NET Web API middleware adapter, you need to create a Startup class with a single Configuration method, which takes in an IAppBuilder. You should then call the UseWebApi extension method and pass in the correctly configured Web API HttpConfiguration object, which is shown in Listing 2-4. Listing 2-4. NET web applications. e. e. NET. OWIN was originally inspired by the Rack interface used in Ruby as minimal contract between the server and a Ruby on Rails application.

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