Ajax before ajax, a trip down memory lane with JSRS and a 2001 IBM article.

Ajax before ajax, a trip down memory lane with JSRS and a 2001 IBM article.

The users of Web applications have suffered a dramatic shift in experiences from the world of desktop applications. Many Web applications do not at all mimic the usability, interactivity, and dynamic nature that is available in typical standalone or client-server desktop applications because of the constraints that HTML and HTTP impose. Here, Erik Hatcher explains how remote scripting can be used to enhance the interactivity and dynamic nature of…