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Ajax compatibility

Eric Gero
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Joined: Jul 20, 2005
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Is Ajax compatible with all browsers, or does the browsers acceptance of JavaScript determine where Ajax can be used?
Bear Bibeault
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Almost all of the mainstream modern browsers support Ajax in one form or another. The Gecko-based browsers, along with Safari (and I think lately, Opera) support Ajax through a native Javascript XMLHttpRequest object. IE uses an ActiveX object.

And of course, any browser that supports iframes can use "iframe variant" of Ajax.
[ November 15, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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jQuery in Action, 3rd edition