An introduction to Ajax

The history and current practice of a dominant web programming pattern

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Rob Larsen

Date archived: August 1, 2017 | First published: June 14, 2011

Get a technical introduction to Ajax programming, and discover the core JavaScript code and popular library implementations. This article presents a brief history of the technology, then outlines the technical basics of Ajax interactions using core JavaScript coding as well as three popular JavaScript libraries.

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