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Posted on    May-11-2011 5:31 AM

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Awadhendra Tiwari

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Posted on    May-11-2011 12:00 AM

No. XMLHttpRequest is only part of the Ajax equation. XMLHttpRequest is the technical component that makes the asynchronous server communication possible; Ajax is our name for the overall approach described in the article, which relies not only on XMLHttpRequest, but on CSS, DOM, and other technologies.

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