Free Prototype eBook - Prototype JavaScript Framework


An object-oriented JavaScript framework

Prototype is a JavaScript framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. It offers a familiar class-style OO framework, extensive Ajax support, higher-order programming constructs, and easy DOM manipulation.

Targeted platforms

Prototype currently targets the following platforms:

Using Prototype

To use Prototype in your application, download the latest release from the Prototype web site and copy dist/prototype.js to a suitable location. Then include it in your HTML like so:

<script type="text/javascript" src="/path/to/prototype.js"></script>