[Tutor] XML: Expletive Deleted (OT)

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Mon Jun 12 19:14:46 CEST 2006

Carroll, Barry wrote:
> So here's my off-topic question: Ajax is being touted as the 'best-known
> method' (BKM) for making dynamic browser-based applications, and XML is
> the BKM for transferring data in Ajax land.  If XML is a bad idea for
> network data-transfer, what medium should be used instead?

JSON is a popular alternative to XML for Ajax applications. It is much 
lighter-weight than XML and easier to parse in JavaScript.


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