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Part 2: Application tutorial > Customers, auctions, and bidding

4. Customers, auctions, and bidding

This chapter covers

  • Binding queries from snippets

  • Implementing Comet

  • Bidding via AJAX


Now that you have the base of the application in place, the next thing to do is construct the frontend so that visiting customers can browse through the auction catalog and access details on any particular auction. By its very nature, an auction is a highly spontaneous affair, so it’s critical to get real-time feedback when other customers bid on the same auction as you, particularly if they placed a higher bid!


  

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