A View from Elsewhere : I’m Missing Something Here: "All of this comes up because I’ve been playing with a bunch of AJAX programming frameworks for the last two weeks – AJAX.NET, Ruby On Rails, Sajax, and DWR. I wanted to see if a patzer like me could use them to build Web applications. My verdict: not quite yet. Yes, I could build things. I couldn’t build anything as sophisticated as Google Maps. I could build applications that worked better. I also found a host of irregularities in how different browsers render things. And I really wished I had a good set of tools to build the applications with.
An AJAX reality check from Microsoft's John Montgomery. BTW, John: I had to use Firefox to excerpt from your blog; IE includes garbage characters -- e.g., "All of this comes up because Iâ€™ve been playing with a bunch of AJAX programming frameworks for the last two weeks â€...“