- standards-based presentation using XHTML and CSS;
- dynamic display and interaction using the Document Object Model;
- data interchange and manipulation using XML and XSLT;
- asynchronous data retrieval using XMLHttpRequest;
[…] An Ajax application eliminates the start-stop-start-stop nature of interaction on the Web by introducing an intermediary
You might appreciate my “Zuggest” tool.
It uses the “Ajax” concepts you’re talking about and works similarly to Google Suggest but searches against the Amazon Product database as you’re typing.
Check it out: http://www.FrancisShanahan.com/zuggest.aspx
Would love to get some feedback on it.