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Microsoft® ASP.NET 4 Step by Step by George Shepherd

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Chapter 23. AJAX

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand the problem AJAX solves.

  • Understand ASP.NET support for AJAX.

  • Write AJAX-enabled Web sites.

  • Take advantage of AJAX as necessary to improve the user's experience.

This chapter covers AJAX, possibly the most interesting feature added to ASP.NET recently. AJAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, and it promises to produce an entirely new look and feel for Web sites throughout the world.

Rich Internet Applications

Software evolution always seems to happen in this typical fashion: Once a technology is grounded firmly (meaning the connections between the parts work and the architecture is fundamentally sound), upgrading the end user's experience becomes a much higher priority. ...

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