AJAX - Technologies


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AJAX cannot work independently. It is used in combination with other technologies to create interactive webpages.

JavaScript

  • Loosely typed scripting language.
  • JavaScript function is called when an event occurs in a page.
  • Glue for the whole AJAX operation.

DOM

  • API for accessing and manipulating structured documents.
  • Represents the structure of XML and HTML documents.

CSS

  • Allows for a clear separation of the presentation style from the content and may be changed programmatically by JavaScript.

XMLHttpRequest

  • JavaScript object that performs asynchronous interaction with the server.