[thelist] Flash experts? Flash and Ajax?

Ian Anderson ian at zstudio.co.uk
Sat Dec 24 03:15:40 CST 2005

Matt Warden wrote:
> "AJAX" has been around for seven years. Don't let the recent uproar make
> you think it's something new.

Well, of couse the capability has been around for ages, but the term was 
coined only last year, wasn't it? By someone at Adaptive Path, I think. 
Too Lazy To Google (tm)

The point is that only recently has the installed base of browsers been 
such that deploying such applications made any sense, whereas with Flash 
as soon as the relevant version of the Flash player had been in the wild 
for a month, it was a solid deployment option for live projects.

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