Ajax is a group of interrelated web development methods used on the client-side to create asynchronous web applications. PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages.
This book walks readers through topics like form handling tools, debugging and troubleshooting techniques to make their site perform even quicker. Readers will learn to integrate Web 2.0 APIs for Flickr, Picasa, Facebook and Twitter, build chat application using Comet technology and how to write optimized code using Ajax asynchronous calls. They will ultimately be able to implement best practices to build SEO-friendly websites.