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Django 1.0 Web Site Development by Ayman Hourieh

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Using an AJAX framework in Django

In this section we will choose and install an AJAX framework in our application. This step isn't entirely necessary when using AJAX in Django, but can greatly simplify working with AJAX. There are many advantages in using an AJAX framework:

  • JavaScript implementations vary from browser to browser. Some browsers provide more complete and feature-rich implementations, whereas others contain implementations that are incomplete or don't adhere to standards. Without an AJAX framework, the developer must keep track of browser support for the JavaScript features that they are using and work around the limitations that are present in some browser implementations of JavaScript. On the other hand, when using an AJAX framework, ...

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