From the end-user’s point of view, it makes things more feature packed; and from the programmerâ€™s point of view, it’s a little bit more of a pain to work with than just back-end programming, especially if youâ€™re new. Ajax by itself isn’t completely new; itâ€™s the use of the combination of 3 different aspects of programming aspects. Itâ€™s the concept and the way weâ€™re currently using it and where itâ€™s headed that makes it so different and advanced. So with all this talk about Ajax, letâ€™s go ahead and define what it is and what the benefits of its use are.
What is Ajax?
What are its benefits? Some problems?
Why do we need Ajax?
What are some examples?
Some of the more popular examples are the live stream of data on Facebook that displays all the user information on the main user pages, as well as the way updates are shown to the user if someone interacts with their profile. Ever wonder how Google can pops-up with suggestions as youâ€™re typing in the search box? Yep, thatâ€™s a feature courtesy of Ajax too.