Rocco Georgi

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The first Rich FAQ we are presenting is the long overdue Mobile Ajax FAQ and was created by Ajit Jaokar, Rocco Georgi and Bryan Rieger. We welcome comments and feedback. What is Mobile AJAX? AJAX is a browser technology that involves the use of existing Web standards and technologies (XML/XHTML, DOM, CSS, JavaScript, XHR – XMLHttpRequest) to create more responsive Web applications that reduce bandwidth usage by avoiding full page refreshes and providing a more “desktop application-like” user experience. The term AJAX was coined by Jesse James Garrett in his seminal document at Adaptive Path. Applications created by AJAX are generally classed in the category of Rich Internet Applications (RIA). Mobile AJAX is the extension of AJAX principles to the mobile environment, which includes other constrained devices such as gaming consoles or set-top boxes... (more)