Sunday, March 09, 2008

Choosing your AJAX framework

There are hundreds of Ajax libraries and frameworks out there. Sébastien Just has given few guidelines here.
server independant or not ?

structural Javascript enhancements ?
re-usability of your written components ?
framework current documentation level ?
features you need ?
How long will it last ?
What sort of support ?
How steep is the learning curve for the framework?
Who are my visitors ? "

Additionally, one could consider points like
Cross browser support,
Access to the source code and its quality,
Flexible enough to support easy unit testing and javascript debugging,

For comparison of various web application frameworks, check out Wikipedia .

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