File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes HTML, CSS and JavaScript and the fly likes what  is ajax Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Java Interview Guide this week in the Jobs Discussion forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Engineering » HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Bookmark "what  is ajax" Watch "what  is ajax" New topic

what is ajax

samdeep aarzoo
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 09, 2005
Posts: 160
can anybody tell me what is ajax
and somebody has written book on it . and he is doing something(title contest)
for its promotion .
how can studying ajax help someone ??

i know this is irritating question . that i m asking what is ajax
but i think this forum is made for discusion only.
if i dont know simple things . than also i can asked
Ramaswamy Srinivasan
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 295
Hi Sandeep,

A search in this forum, on Ajax would have helped you.
Any ways, you can find some thing in thisthread.

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
As that link to the other post points out, I wrote a bunch of articles on Ajax on my blog explaining it. That someone that wrote a book on it is me (the moderator here of this forum.) I am one of the co-authors of "Ajax In Action".

I see Ajax as a way to improve the user's experience when they visit our Web sites. Ajax solves problems and it can also creates problems and people that are not great with JavaScript may have a tougher time starting out with it. There are some great frameworks out there that allow you not not write a single line of JavaScript too.

An article people like is: , which shows the basic idea behind the implementation.

You can also checkout sites like to see how people are using Ajax.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: what is ajax
It's not a secret anymore!