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What does AJAX stand for?

AJAX stands for Asynchronous Javascript and XML

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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It focuses on the client side of web-based applications and begins with an introduction to XHTML and CSS, followed by discussion of scripting, control statements, arrays, objects, and events, and advanced technologies such as XHTML's Document Object Model, RSS, XML, JavaScript Object Notation, and Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax).
Now in beta release, ICEfaces Community Edition harnesses the power of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), a technique for developing interactive Web-based applications that have the richness of conventional software programs residing on the user's PC.
Developers can tap into one of the two Virtual Earth APIs: MapPoint Web Service API using SOAP XML, for communicating with customer applications; and Virtual Earth Map Control, which enables users to make requests via JavaScript to an Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) map object.
73 After briefly introducing HTML, HTTP, JavaScript, PHP, and XML, this tutorial demonstrates how to build asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax) applications for the internet, defines the properties and methods of the XMLHTTPRequest object, and discusses web services with the REST and SOAP protocols.
99 Paperback TK5105 Commonly referred to as Ajax, Asynchronous JavaScript and XML is currently a very popular programming technique among web developers.