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 Ajax: a new approach to web applications

This is a very good description of what AJAX is and what you can do with it.

"An Ajax application eliminates the start-stop-start-stop nature of interaction on the Web by introducing an intermediary” an Ajax engine between the user and the server. It seems like adding a layer to the application would make it less responsive, but the opposite is true. Instead of loading a webpage, at the start of the session, the browser loads an Ajax engine ” written in JavaScript and usually tucked away in a hidden frame."
adaptive path: ajax: a new approach to web applications

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Nov 16, 2005 )


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