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    Question what is used at Server side?

    hi

    what is used at server side in AJAX? measn JSP or what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ujjvalpandya
    hi

    what is used at server side in AJAX? measn JSP or what?
    it depends... I would go with ASP.NET running on W2K3, but my Java friends would probably choose something a liitle bit more open-sourced
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    Re: what is used at Server side?

    Basically the entire point of AJAX is to integrate client and server side code so the developer needs to only think about the server side. As a result, the server side code is 100% vendor dependant.

    Like many others' I tend to use the Microsoft implementation (which was developed under the codename 'ATLAS').
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCPUWizard
    Basically the entire point of AJAX is to integrate client and server side code so the developer needs to only think about the server side. As a result, the server side code is 100% vendor dependant.
    TheCPUWizard, i must disagree with you as I successfully use ajax from a different point of view.

    I use ajax in it's most simple way: to reduce overhead. I use it so I don't refresh the hole page just to show some content in the page. I use an ajax lib i wrote myself from scratch in javascript. All it does is make GET and POST calls to the server and write content received back to an specified div (or any other suitable element).

    The difference? My lib is language free, you can use it with ASP, JSP, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Perl, CGI or any things that runs on a webserver. I don't have to know any other language to use it, just the server side language.
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    Re: what is used at Server side?

    To sum this all up into a simple answer to the original question...
    Quote Originally Posted by bubu
    ...you can use it with ASP, JSP, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Perl, CGI or any things that runs on a webserver
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    Re: what is used at Server side?

    Bubu,

    I think you may have misread the post by CPUWizard. You're response has not proven him incorrect, you've merely mentioned that you used a client side script you wrote yourself (in javascript) that handles responses from the server.

    CPUWizard on the other hand, merely stated the correct - in ajax, you use javascript to talk to the server, and the server side language is purely dependant on the server/vendor configuration. It could be coldfusion, java, asp, dot net, php.

    So to answer ujjvalpandya, you can use just about ANY server side language to handle requests from the client using ajax.
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