Monday 9 May 2005

More on Ajax

Although it hasn't taken the ASP.NET world by storm (yet), the term Ajax (and the underlying javascript-xml technology) is certainly being discussed more frequently as a viable design option. Whereas previously javascript might have been ignored in favour of Validation Controls (and the occasional pop-up window), Ajax (along with 'implementations' in Gmail, Maps.Google, etc) seems to have elevated the concept of dynamic apps into acceptability.

Since the same idea will be part of ASP.NET 2.0 (Script Callback) it kinda makes sense; but thankfully you don't have to wait until then to give it a try, as quite a few resources are appearing to get you using it now:

Have fun

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