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Ajax
 n.— «Google Suggest and Google Maps are two examples of a new approach to web applications that we at Adaptive Path have been calling Ajax. The name is shorthand for Asynchronous JavaScript + XML, and it represents a fundamental shift in what’s possible on the Web.» —“Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications” by Jesse James Garrett Adaptive Path (San Francisco, California) Feb. 18, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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