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Ajax Introduction using PHP or Java Servlets

AJAX brief introduction using PHP or Java Servlets

What is Ajax?

AjAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript + XML. AJAX consists of a mix of technologies like CSS, JavaScript, Html, Xml and web programming languages. Therefore AJAX is not a programming language nor a new technology, but a way of using those techniques together to bring a new concept of User Interface for web applications accessed by using a browser like IE, FireForx or Netscape.

For more complete definitions you can follow these links:
- Ajax, a new Approach to Web Applications
- Brief AJAX definition
- Very Dynamic Web Interfaces

What can you achieve with AJAX?

How to use Ajax with Php and Java Servlets to provide dynamic web interface without having to reload the page every time server-side processing is done. This is achieved by having a controller invoke a php or servlet method, and the updated the html interface by using javascript and cssc.

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