AJAX Tutorial

AJAX :: Asynchronous Javascript And XML

AJAX is based on XMLHttpRequest

With this object we can assign actions to occur at specific properties like

Properties of XMLHttpRequest


Values for readyState :

0 = Uninitialized ; ‘open’ is not yet called
1 = Loading ; ‘send’ for request is not yer called
2 = Loaded ; ‘send’ is called, headers & status are available
3 = interactive ; downloading response
4 = Completed ; finished downloading response

responseText : Response as Text OR null if readyState Methods of AJAX
Basic Methods

1) open(method, url [,async])

– initializes a new HTTP request
-method : GET, POST, PUT, DELETE
-url : http url
-async : true/false

2) send(body)

-Sends HTTP request

3) abort()

-Called after ‘send’ to cancel the request

Header Methods

4) void setRequestHeader(name, value)

5) String getResponseHeader(name)

6) String getAllResponseHeaders()

Enjoy AJAXing …



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