Building the User Interface for a Web Site Indexing Application with Prototype
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Of course, the list of things that can be done easily with this package goes on, and certainly I'm sure that if you already tried this powerful software (if you haven't, please visit the official web site at: http://www.prototype.conio.net), you'll want to add your own items to the list. For the moment, the topics that were already mentioned are more than enough.
In crude terms, the AJAX-based application that I plan to create here will consist of a mechanism where users can submit some information related to their web site via a simple web form, including the corresponding URL, the web site's title and a short description of it. Next, all this data will be saved to a MySQL database table, and finally it will be displayed in an easily-readable index format on the browser, with no page reloads. Quite simple, right?
Now that I explained the primary objective of this group of friendly tutorials, let's move on and learn together how to use the robust capacity provided by Prototype to create this expansible web site indexing system. Let's get started!