AHAH – Asynchronous HTML and HTTP

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AHAH: Asychronous HTML and HTTP

AHAH is a very simple technique for dynamically updating web pages using JavaScript (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaScript). It involves using XMLHTTPRequest (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XMLHTTP) to retrieve (X)HTML (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML) fragments which are then inserted directly into the web page, whence they can be styled using CSS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascading_Style_Sheets).

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About Dewayne Mikkelson

A technogeek in life and a webdeveloper by profession. Blogging is my favorite sport.
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One Response to AHAH – Asynchronous HTML and HTTP

  1. Doug Bromley says:

    Surely you mean Ajax?

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