Chapter III.5. Using AJAX For Rich Web Pages
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Creating Web pages with rich content while also creating Web pages with nimble response is the Holy Grail of Web development. For years, desk-top applications have performed user interface (UI) operations with almost no perceptible delay, but Web applications are at the mercy of the Internet connection speed. Even with a fast Internet connection, though, many Web applications with rich content are sluggish, taking as long as several seconds to load.
AJAX Explained: What It Does and Why You Should Consider Using It
ASP.NET postback architecture
Start with a little background on the ASP.NET postback architecture. Say that you create an ASP.NET Web application that has two text fields: a button and a label. Here's what happens:
The text fields allow ...