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'''AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML)''' is a modern web design technique that allows for more interactivity.
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'''AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML)''' is a modern web design technique that allows for more interactivity. It describes a new way of working with existing technologies (including [[HTML]], [[Javascript]], [[CSS]] and the ''XMLHttpRequest object'' amongst others) rather than a new piece of technology.
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== Ajax in Moodle ==
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Moodle has recently (July 2006) adopted the [[Yahoo! user interface library]] and most future work in this area will  build upon that foundation.
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There are several current projects that make use of these technologies e.g.:
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* [[Chameleon]] theme
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* [[Student projects/AJAX course format]]
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
  
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* [[Javascript]]
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* [[Unobtrusive javascript]]
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* [[Hijax]]
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* [http://www.adaptivepath.com/publications/essays/archives/000385.php ''Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications'', the original Ajax article by Adaptive Path]
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* [http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/AJAX:Getting_Started ''AJAX: Getting Started'' article on developer.mozilla.org]
 
* [http://www.sourcelabs.com/blogs/ajb/2005/12/10_places_you_must_use_ajax.html ''10 places you must use AJAX'' by Adam Bosworth]
 
* [http://www.sourcelabs.com/blogs/ajb/2005/12/10_places_you_must_use_ajax.html ''10 places you must use AJAX'' by Adam Bosworth]
 
* [http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/web/library/wa-ajaxtop1/?ca=dgr-lnxw01AjaxHype ''Considering Ajax, Part 1: Cut through the hype'' from IBM developerworks]
 
* [http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/web/library/wa-ajaxtop1/?ca=dgr-lnxw01AjaxHype ''Considering Ajax, Part 1: Cut through the hype'' from IBM developerworks]
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[[Category:Developer]]
 
[[Category:Developer]]
 
[[Category:Javascript]]
 
[[Category:Javascript]]
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[[Category:AJAX]]
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[[Category:YUI]]
 
[[Category:User Interface]]
 
[[Category:User Interface]]

Revision as of 09:23, 30 July 2006

AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML) is a modern web design technique that allows for more interactivity. It describes a new way of working with existing technologies (including HTML, Javascript, CSS and the XMLHttpRequest object amongst others) rather than a new piece of technology.

Ajax in Moodle

Moodle has recently (July 2006) adopted the Yahoo! user interface library and most future work in this area will build upon that foundation.

There are several current projects that make use of these technologies e.g.:


See also