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Subject : it-skills
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1. A lightweight data-interchange format

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

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

4. Auto-completes from an array of choices

5. 500 status message

6. Sends request to server

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

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

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

10. XMLHttpRequest to pass header name and get response.

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

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

13. 401 status message

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

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

16. 400 status message

17. Makes the necessary arrangements for the server

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

19. 404 status message

20. Ajax helps make more ________ sites

21. It can access surrounding local variables

22. 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

23. 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

24. 200 status message

25. Fetches and displays list of choices using Ajax

26. 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)

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

28. 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.

29. 403 status message

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

31. A set of useful additional objects - methods - and cross-browser compatibility fixes

32. User can keep interacting with page while data loads

33. Handler that runs whenever readyState changes

34. 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

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

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