Today, Ajax is being used in web application development by many major players on the web, including
Google, which pioneered its use in a mainstream manner with its Google Maps service, as well as many web-
based email systems. This is as a direct result of the updating of computer technology in general – today's
average computer user has a faster network connection, a faster machine, and a higher level of computer
knowledge than those used by computers ten years ago. This has opened the door for more complex technolo-
gies to be used by a wider array of websites. On the other hand, web...