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1. It can access surrounding local variables

2. 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

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

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

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

6. Makes the necessary arrangements for the server

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

8. 400 status message

9. 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.

10. User can keep interacting with page while data loads

11. 500 status message

12. Auto-completes from an array of choices

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

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

15. 401 status message

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

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

18. 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

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

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

21. Sends request to server

22. Handler that runs whenever readyState changes

23. 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

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

25. 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)

26. 404 status message

27. XMLHttpRequest to pass header name and get response.

28. Ajax helps make more ________ sites

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

30. Fetches and displays list of choices using Ajax

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

32. 200 status message

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

34. 403 status message

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

36. A lightweight data-interchange format