We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Microsoft releases Ajax tool

Free software given to developers

Microsoft has released a developer tool formerly code-named Atlas for building web applications based on Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML).

ASP.Net Ajax 1.0 is an add-on framework to Microsoft's ASP.Net tool that enables developers to build applications that can be altered dynamically on a browser page without calling back to the server.

Microsoft released a community technology preview of ASP.Net Ajax 1.0 in September 2005 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles and called it Atlas. Yesterday’s announcement marks the first time the tool is being release in its final version.

Ajax is widely becoming the development framework of choice for building next-generation web applications because it allows for faster, more robust applications that are more responsive to user interactions.

ASP.Net Ajax allows developers to create web interfaces with reusable Ajax components. It also lets them use other tools within Microsoft's Visual Studio 2005 toolkit to create websites and access remote services and data directly from web browsers without having to write complicated script, Microsoft said.

More information about the tool can be found on this website.


IDG UK Sites

Best iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 deals: Find the best contract for your new iPad

IDG UK Sites

The iPhone is doomed. Doomed to be marginally less successful than a very successful thing.

IDG UK Sites

How to prototype native mobile apps without writing code

IDG UK Sites

How to prepare for and update to OS X Yosemite: Get your Mac ready to download & install Apple's...