Over the next several articles I’ll be covering the “Basic Ajax usage with X”, for example “Basic Ajax usage with jQuery”.
I’ll be looking at a few things here, notably the ease of use and the minimum required footprint (in regards to download size).
Note that I will not necessary by using Ajax in the traditional sense of the word (i.e. with XML) as the intention of these articles is to strip everything back to the absolute basics.
I’m not 100% certain about all the frameworks I’ll cover now, but I will most certainly be covering jQuery, MooTools, Prototype, dojo, YUI and ExtJS. If I have the time, I may look at some of the newer ones as well.
This post is a living post (I’ll revisit and link up the articles).