Chapter . Introduction

Ajax is stirring up high levels of interest in the Internet development community. Ajax allows developers to provide visitors to their websites slick, intuitive user interfaces somewhat like those of desktop applications instead of using the traditional page-based web paradigm.

Based on well-known and understood technologies such as JavaScript and XML, Ajax is easily learned by those familiar with the mainstream web design technologies and does not require users to have any browser plug-ins or other special software.

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