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Ajax Cheat Sheets


We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Ajax-related information. You'll find information about Prototype, code packages,  scriptaculous and more. Do you have a favorite Ajax cheat sheet? Let us know!

Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for Ajax, JavaScript, dynamic HTML (DHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), the Document Object Model (DOM) and XML.

  • What is Ajax? -- Amy Hoy describes the basics of Ajax. She covers server requests, Prototype, XML, debugging tools and code packages.

  • Microsoft Ajax Library Cheat Sheets -- ASP.NET Resources provides these downloadable cheat sheets for for JavaScript base type extensions: Array, Boolean, Date, Error, Number, Object, and String.

  • Prototype Dissected -- This fast reference card details properties and methods in the Prototype library.

  • A Field Guide to Scriptaculous -- This guide covers combination effects, basic syntax,  toggling, default options.

  • Mootools R.83 Cheat Sheet -- Jonathan Snook created this fast reference for the Mootools library.

  • Prototype.JS Cheat Sheet -- This resource is a Prototype Javascript / AJAX Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Guide.


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