Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Douglas Crockford on The State of Ajax

In a recent Yahoo YUI video, Yahoo's Douglas Crockford gives an overview of the state of Ajax application development on the Web, and points to ways in which the Web can improve. Advertisement

Douglas Crockford, inventor of the JSON data exchange format, and Yahoo's chief DHTML evangelist, presents an overview of the State of Ajax and client-side Web development. Among the topics he discusses are Java, the flaws and benefits of JavaScript, why CSS should be replaced, why mashups are significant, and what can be done about Web technologies, such as HTML and JavaScript, that saw their last major updates in 1999.