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What is the difference between AJAX and DHTML?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Aug 30, 2019

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A. Daniels

A. DanielsProfessor, San Diego
Professor, San Diego

Answered on Sep 11, 2019

AJAX is known to be made out of different web techniques that are often used in order to improve web applications. DHTML is known to be a different collection of technologies that will be used together with HTML. The main thing that DHTML can do is to make the HTML more interactive and therefore, more usable than others. There was a time when a lot of the web pages that you can see were boring.

They were not interactive before. With the use of AJAX and DHTLM, it is now possible to improve the overall experience of users. There are different elements that are used now to further enhance how people can use web pages.

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T. Moore

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T. MooreWriter, MA, Washington
Writer, MA, Washington

Answered on Aug 30, 2019

AJAX and DHTML were made to improve the basic HTML features. AJAX stands for Asynchronous JAVAScript and XML. AJAX works by using a group of technologies to create web development techniques. It is a client-side script used to create an asynchronous web application on webpages. It communicates with the database without the need for refreshing the page.

AJAX makes use of XHTML for its content. DHTML stands for Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). It is also a collection of technologies like AJAX. It uses low bandwidth effect to enhance the functionality of a webpage. DHTML is used to provide dynamic changes and navigation on webpages. It can also be used to create games, applications, and animations on a website.

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J. Pollock

J. PollockScience Professor, Los Angeles
Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered on Jul 31, 2019

Basic HTML pages are uninteresting. DHTML allows the webpage creator to program-specific responses to specific actions that the viewer enacts. When an observer moves his or her mouse on top of a button, and the button glows or looks pressed, it is a functionality of DHTML that is not feasible with HTML alone.

DHTML stands for Dynamic JavaScript and XML. DHTML is an umbrella term to describe the magic that occurs on websites. Games, drop-down menus, and fun animation are all part of DHTML. AJAX is a form of non -blocking communication between the webserver providing the service and the user-agent (the consumer of the services).

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J. Harty

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J. HartyWriter, M.A, Chula Vista
Writer, M.A, Chula Vista

Answered on Jul 18, 2019

Both AJAX and DHTMLA were created to alter HTML's capabilities. HTML is a programming language that stands for Hypertext Markup Language. DHTML adds to that and stands for Dynamc Hypertext Markup Language. It gives way for a webpage creator to program responses. These responses will match the viewer's actions.

This action doesn't occur in HTML, only with DHTML. AJAX stands for Asynchronous Javascript. It gives a way for the pages to request specific elements. This helps reduce the strain on internet connections and prevents reloading. Both DHTML and AJAX can be used at the same time. When they are, it gives the user a better webpage experience.

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