Appendix. ASP.NET AJAX Sneak Peek

ASP.NET AJAX is a free framework from Microsoft that adds Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) support to ASP.NET. Up until the fall of 2006, ASP.NET AJAX was known by the code-name of Atlas. Though the product has been rebranded, all the code and documentation still refers to the product as Atlas; as a result, the rest of this chapter also refers to Atlas. Thus, this appendix contains a brief overview of Atlas and provides some examples of Atlas integration with ASP.NET using the July 2006 CTP of Atlas.

At the time of this book’s printing (February 2007), ASP.NET AJAX is still in beta testing. It is possible that ASP.NET AJAX may be rebranded again in the near future. It is also quite likely that some of ...

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