Slug: ajax-a-new-approach-to-web-applications Date: 2005-02-22 Title: “Ajax: a New Approach to Web Applications” layout: post

Jesse James Garrett: Ajax: a New Approach to Web Applications

Google Suggest and Google Maps are two examples of a new approach to web applications that we at Adaptive Path have been calling Ajax. The name is shorthand for Asynchronous JavaScript + XML, and it represents a fundamental shift in what’s possible on the Web.

I’m looking into this for the next version of an app my company recently released. Very interesting stuff.