AJAX is a combination of web development and programming technologies for creating fast-loading interactive websites and web applications based on XML, HTML, CSS and Java Script. Using Ajax technologies professional web designers and web developers are able to create modern web applications with cutting-edge accessibility and interactivity.
Developing Ajax Web Applications
One of the perfect examples of Ajax application is Google Maps. Google was the first to use web development technique "Ajax". Besides mapping applications, examples of AJAX apps are chats, e-mail applications, real-time searches, shopping cart apps, etc.
Building websites based on Ajax:
• XHTML and CSS browser-based presentation
• Interaction with the page through The DOM
• Data stored in XML and received from the server
• Data retrieval with XMLHttpRequest in the browser