With twenty years experience in the field, Rebecca M. Riordan has earned an international reputation for designing and implementing computer systems that are technically sound, reliable, and effectively meet her clients' needs. Her particular area of expertise is database design and she is a five year Access MVP. Rebecca has also authored several database books and served as a senior technical support engineer for Microsoft's database products. As a Microsoft employee in Australia, Rebecca was the Senior technical support engineer for Microsoft's database products.
The book is very well organized and helps to make the concepts very understandable.
Their books aren't the most in depth, but they do a great job of introducing the concepts and helping you wrap your head around the technology.
These are all backed up on the HeadFirst errata page, but I have to ask...where was the editor on this book?
While the concept of the book is good and appeals to the nerd/comic book lover in me, it was a bit overly complicated. Read morePublished 15 months ago by M. J. Phillips
Head First Ajax by Rebecca Riordan is by far the best introduction to AJAX I've yet to encounter--and possibly the most lucid web development book I have read thus far! Read morePublished 16 months ago by Susanne Cardwell
It is amazing how they make things easy to understand. It is entertaining and useful at the same time. I do recommend it!Published 17 months ago by JAIME OSWALDO MONTOYA GUZMAN
the head first style is great, in that it really takes the time explain the details. it never assumes you know anything, and as a result, you learn a lot. Read morePublished on February 17, 2011 by Jonathan Steinmann
I am a fan of the Head First books. The explanations and examples in Head First Ajax are pretty good. Read morePublished on January 23, 2010 by M. Morgenegg
If you're new to anything that Head First offers a book for, I strongly recommend you start with them. Read morePublished on December 29, 2009 by John Harding
While the concept of the book is excellent, the examples simply do not work. There is a forum on O'Reilly's web site, but they refuse to offer any solutions to any problems in the... Read morePublished on December 18, 2009 by Roy E. Ware