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Feb 24, 2005 5:04pm

ajax, again

Ajax seems to be the new official term for remotely-scripted web applications, in the few days since JJG published his paper on the topic. Lots of predictably-acerbic commentary from slashdotters, pointing out that this is just new name for an old idea (and a fantabulous e-term to boot). The story with JJG's post is not that Ajax is new, but that there is now a two-syllable term that encompasses an emerging development pattern. In other words, this is news for business people, not developers.

In a narcissistic moment, I was curious whether anyone was finding my website on the search term "ajax", and found this instead:

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