Ajax, short for asynchronous JavaScript and XML, allows websites to retrieve data from the server asynchronously behind the scenes, without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page. Check out Ajax news, tips and tutorials here.

Friday, March 11th, 2005

Ajaxian Lifecycle vs. Conventional Lifecycle

Category: Ajax

One of the interesting characteristics of building Ajaxian dynamic web UIs, is that your lifecycle changes from the normal lifecycle that we are used too. We are used to the following: Client makes request to /foo Server receives request and passes it to a handler Server renders a response, maybe delegating to various actions, or Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:21 am
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2.6 rating from 5 votes

Thursday, March 10th, 2005


Category: Ajax

Ajaxian.com isn’t about exotic new web technologies. It’s about exploring how some of our old friends (XHTML, CSS, JavaScript) can be used to do very interesting things that for the past few years we’ve been telling our employers can’t be done in a conventional browser. The core tool at the center of these new tricks Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:06 am

37.4 rating from 34 votes