Friday, February 22, 2008

Microsoft Web UI

Microsoft has so many web technologies to do the same Web UI AJAX thingy. It does not even funny. Here is the (not exhaustive) list :

Sometimes it is a tough decision to make, especially they are still new and you have to overcome some quirks that are not very well-documented. I used the ASP.NET/AJAX in my most recent project. It turned out that in order to write a AJAX control extender you have to learn a whole framework/library in a completely different language (JavaScript). What a nightmare to maintain the code.

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