Monday, November 14, 2005

Dynamic page updates using XMLHTTP, the hidden layer of AJAX

XMLHTTP works by sending a request to the Web server from the client and returning an XML data island. Depending on the structure of the XML that is received, we can use XSLT or the XML DOM to manipulate it and bind portions of the page to that data. This is an extremely powerful technique.

To learn more on this beautiful technique to refresh your web page, go thru' this Microsoft KB 893659

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