Chapter 11. Add Web Page Elements and Effects with the Spry Framework

Understanding the Spry Framework

In a traditional HTML document, no part of the page can be changed without having the browser make a new request back to the Web server and receiving either a new page or an updated version of the same page. This meant that an entire page had to be refreshed to change even a small portion of the content. All of that changed with the introduction of Ajax.

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