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May 28, 2008, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ajax, a programming/design technique that combines JavaScript, asynchronous HTTP connections, XHTML, and CSS, has turned the Web into a true application platform. Before Ajax, submitting a form or clicking a link meant that the entire HTML page needed to be sent from the server, and then redrawn in the browser. Ajax allows for far more selectivity, such that only one part of a page is updated, leaving the rest untouched.

"Ajax works quite well, and has been increasingly popular among many new Web sites. The only problem is the fact that the underlying JavaScript calls needed for Ajax are slightly different on various browsers..."

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