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Build Better Web Sites Using Prototype and

Apressís new title, Prototype and helps to ease the frustrations of a web site developer and through the use of this title focuses on creating serviceable and attractive user interfaces.

Berkeley, CA, July 24, 2008 --( While multiple JavaScript libraries exist—each uniquely suited to provide JavaScript programmers with the exact tools they need to get the job done—the Prototype and libraries are among the best supported and comprehensive available. While Prototype’s goal is to ease the frustrations of developing dynamic web sites, focuses on creating serviceable and attractive user interfaces. Together, these libraries provide nearly everything a JavaScript developer needs to build a fully functional and attractive web application.

Seeing the need for a comprehensive book that introduces the Prototype and libraries to JavaScript developers, Andrew Dupont—a core development team member for Prototype—has authored Practical Prototype and Specifically written for JavaScript developers with little to no experience with Prototype and experience, this book provides the missing pieces of the puzzle to implementing and getting the most out of these essential JavaScript libraries.

Highlights from this title include the following:
· Includes multiple real-world examples that can easily be copied and used in real applications
· Explains how to create dynamic user interfaces that are cross-browser compliant
· Offers tips and explanations to building efficient code
· Demonstrates how to use Prototype and as a platform

According to the author, “I know that we all face the same problems when it comes to creating dynamic web content, and I wrote this book for the same reason that I contribute to the Prototype project—there really is an easier, faster way.”

To read more about Practical Prototype and, or the author, or to view a table of contents and sample chapter, please select this title from their online catalog at

Practical Prototype and
Andrew Dupont
Published 23 June 2008
ISBN: 978-1-59059-919-8
$39.99 US, 352 pages

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