Richard makes some good points in PB&J: The Flex-Ajax Bridge that I'd like to follow up on a bit:
[Re: Ajax] More importantly, there are something like 50 open source libraries to choose from. Which one do you choose?The swarm of Ajax libraries is a hard problem, but an exiciting opportunity too. It reminds me of the early days when there were 15-20 EJB containers. How do you pick a library? Here's some tips:
Richard goes on to say:
Now to the point about the Flex-Ajax bridge developed by Ely Greenfield. In my opinion, this bridge is the single most important advancement in Ajax this year.The year is pretty young so I won't go that far yet, but I totally agree with Richard that Ajax and Flash are (at this stage) complementary. If you're serious about [insert web hype term], you need to be looking at both.
We'll be talking about all this stuff, and more, at the next Pragmatic Ajax: Studio on April 25-27 in Chicago.
(Via Richard Monson-Haefel.)