AJAX - Examples

Here is a list of some famous web applications that make use of AJAX.

Google Maps

A user can drag an entire map by using the mouse, rather than clicking on a button.

Google Suggest

As you type, Google offers suggestions. Use the arrow keys to navigate the results.


Gmail is a webmail built on the idea that emails can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful.

Yahoo Maps (new)

Now it's even easier and more fun to get where you're going!

Difference between AJAX and Conventional CGI Program

Try these two examples one by one and you will feel the difference. While trying AJAX example, there is no discontinuity and you get the response very quickly, but when you try the standard GCI example, you would have to wait for the response and your page also gets refreshed.

AJAX Example

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Standard Example

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NOTE − We have given a more complex example in AJAX Database.