What is AJAX?

India
December 21, 2006 3:44pm CST
I have been reading AJAX in news from last many days? What is Ajax? What is web 2.0? Is AJAX and web 2.0 same?
4 responses
@choiman (87)
• United States
21 Dec 06
isnt AJAX something use for cleaning?
• India
21 Dec 06
NO man. I am talking about AJAX in internet. I heard that all the websites are now shifting to AJAX now a days. GMAIL is Ajax based.
• India
21 Dec 06
I want to know little more about AJAX. What is this actually. How can I learn it?
• India
15 Jan 07
AJAX is a standard used for the design of web pages. The technologies involved are Javascript, XML and a Server side scripting language. AJAX and Web 2.0 are two different things. Web 2.0 involves AJAX...
• India
28 Apr 07
Ajax Is "Asynchronous JavaScript and XML", is a web development technique for creating interactive web applications.The intent is to make web pages feel more responsive by exchanging small amounts of data with the server behind the scenes,so that the entire web page does not have to be reloaded each time the user requests a change. This is intended to increase the web page's interactivity, speed, and usability."Web 2.0"The transition of Web sites from from isolated information silos to sources of content and functionality, thus becoming computing platforms serving web applications to end-users Some Uses Web-based applications and desktops Rich Internet applications Server-side software Client-side software RSS Web protocols
@kingadnan (1541)
• Pakistan
6 Mar 07
As far as i know AJAX is a combination of javascript and XML, it is not a perticular language, its a technology applied on java script enhancement. thank you
@verbose (87)
• United States
10 Feb 07
Ajax is also a programming laugage used in web design. The newest of couse is Ruby on Rails but as I am still trying to learn Html and Php I dont worry about it