In this lesson you will learn to use XML data returned from the server via the
responseXML property of the
Lesson 12, “Returning Data as Text,” and Lesson 13, “AHAH—Asynchronous HTML and HTTP,” dealt at some length with the string value contained in
responseText and looked at several techniques for using this information in applications. These examples ranged from simple updates of page element text to applications using more sophisticated data structures encoded into string values that can be stored and transferred in the
The X in Ajax does, of course, stand for XML, and there are good reasons for using the power of XML in your applications. This ...