Create fast and dynamic web pages using AJAX

Learn Ajax to create interactive web application. This chapter will help you to learn Ajax technologies, action, security, examples, etc. You will also be able to learn Ajax examples with other technologies such as XML and PHP.

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 will offer suggestions. Use the arrow keys to navigate the results.


Gmail is a webmail, built on the idea that email 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 in AJAX and Conventional CGI Program

Try these two examples one by one and you will feel the difference. While trying AJAX example, there is not 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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