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Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 36 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A set of useful additional objects - methods - and cross-browser compatibility fixes






2. Script to use _________: <script type="text/javascript" src=" http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/prototype/1.6.0.3/prototype.js "></script>






3. User can keep interacting with page while data loads






4. Objects have properties such as the title tag on a page is a property of _________. Properties themselves are objects.






5. A lightweight data-interchange format






6. symbol used to return the DOM object representing the element with a given id (replaces document.getElementById)






7. A group of interrelated web development techniques used on the client-side to create interactive web applications - Loading information using JavaScript from a web server without refreshing the page. Asynchronous requests may be made and responses ar






8. Process to sending ___________: create request object(var ajax= new XMLHTTPRequest())- attach event handler to onreadystatechange(ajax.onreadystatechange = function) - open a connection (ajax.open("get" -url -true); makes arrangements for the server






9. 400 status message






10. Everything in a document - everything in a browser window is an object. When we talk about these objects the word for that is model. Documents on a webpage = the DOM.






11. XMLHttpRequest to pass header name and get response.






12. Handler that runs whenever readyState changes






13. This holds the status of the XMLHttpRequest - is set several times by the web server when the server is processing the request - values from 0-4 (4 implies that the request is completely processed by server)






14. Way of encoding parameters into a URL (parameter1=value1&parameter2=value2)(parameters are preceded by a ?)






15. It can access surrounding local variables






16. 403 status message






17. JavaScript library built on top of Prototype that adds visual effects - drag and drop - and others (auto complete - in-place editors)






18. new Ajax.Request("file.php" - { method:"get" - parameters: {zip:valueOfZipCode} - onSuccess: displayCityState } );






19. 404 status message






20. AJAX files ______________: Cannot be run from web page stored on hard drive - can only be run on web page stored on a web server






21. An object that allows requests to be made to the server without interrupting other browser tasks. Its an object and objects contain properties. The properties are: readyState - responseText - responseXML - status - statusText






22. The core Javascript object that makes Ajax possible. Can fetch files from a web server






23. Auto-completes from an array of choices






24. Stores the value returned when send() is finished






25. XML Allows you to use __________ as well because XML is a document.






26. Parameters of Prototype's Ajax.Request: object- URL of request - ________






27. Options that can be passed to the ____________: method (get or post) - parameters to pass to the server






28. Makes the necessary arrangements for the server






29. Sends request to server






30. 200 status message






31. Fetches and displays list of choices using Ajax






32. 401 status message






33. At its core ________ is a way of showing data in a text format that is parsable. Without an associated style file.






34. Ajax helps make more ________ sites






35. The real value of XML HTTP request is in the way it is ________.






36. 500 status message