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Microsoft Comes Clean on AJAX

Microsoft this week promised to support and promote AJAX interoperability by joining the OpenAJAX Alliance. If all parties truly cooperate, then Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX (I had to use the caps lock to type that name!) will work with AJAX tools from other vendors.

This also shows that Microsoft is serious about Web 2.0-style development. In fact, if you really think about it, Microsoft has a broader range of Web 2.0 development tools than Google. Here's what Google offers in this area.

Redmond Developer News Executive Editor Jeff Schwartz has the deets here.

Posted by Doug Barney on March 21, 2007


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