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AJAX, or LAJAX?

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in web site design: flashy ajax-y user interfaces that are actually worse than their full-page-refresh forefathers. The Ajax calls are *synchronous* in nature when they would have been aysnchronous using plain-jane HTML. Let me call this LAJAX. Lame AJAX, or latent javascript xml communication depending on your politics. The worst […]