Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting started, part of Prototype and script.aculo.us Essential Training.
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Now we are ready to take what we have learned throughout this course and apply…it to a real web site.…Let's take a look at the site that we are going to be working on.…The site that we are going to be working on is a fictitious site named…Explore California.…And essentially this is a tour site that lets custumers explore various tours…they can take of California with the Explore California tour company.…So the homepage here, there is a navigational element over here on the side…where you can see tours, learn about the company, contact them and then they…provide some resources and there is club that you can join called the Explorer's Club.…
And so down here on their page they got some monthly specials, they've got a tour…spotlight, and so on.…So, let's begin by taking a tour of the site.…So we can start by looking at the Tours page and when go to the Tours page you…can see that the Tours page is organized.…They give a little instruction up here and then down here they have a whole list…of tours that you can take.…
- Retrieving and manipulating web page elements
- Handling web page events and creating custom events
- Traversing the DOM
- Creating and handling AJAX requests
- Using script.aculo.us controls such as Autocompleters, Sliders, and Visual Effects
- Building complex page features like data filtering and image rotators
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Prototype
Introducing Prototype4m 59s
2. Retrieving Page Content
4. Working with Collections
5. Using Prototype's DOM Features
6. Working with Events
7. Prototype and AJAX
8. script.aculo.us and Prototype UI
9. Putting It All Together
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