October 13, 1999
SEBASTOPOL, CA--Following in the footsteps of the bestselling
Cookbook, O'Reilly & Associates has announced the
Application Cookbook by Jerry Bradenbaugh.
interactivity is a staple for ensuring that Web sites and applications
are feature-rich and consistent to users with virtually any major
browser," explains Bradenbaugh.
building an application, says the author. "First, applications, even
the small ones, tend to change or become larger. Managing code for
larger and more complex applications can quickly become unruly,
especially when making modifications that affect multiple pages.
Sometimes functionality can be affected simply by moving the
strategy allows programmers to better manage these applications when
such changes occur."
based on smaller tasks that have been repeated over and over in
previous applications," says Bradenbaugh. "Examples include form
validation, reading cookies, and enabling image rollovers. Designing
these 'pieces' of the application with the 10,000-foot perspective
enables coders to reuse these pieces of trusted code instead of
Application Cookbook goes a step (or two)
further by providing users larger, ready-to-use applications that
address common Web site needs. You'll find things like a client-side
search engine, online test administration, cookies-based user profiles,
and more, in this immensely practical new book. O'Reilly's "Cookbook"
format will save you hours of programming time.
By Jerry Bradenbaugh
1st Edition, October 1999 (US)
1-56592-577-7, 478 pages, $34.95 (US$)
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