How to Choose an RIA Path: AJAX or Adobe?

How to Choose an RIA Path: AJAX or Adobe?
— When it comes to rich Internet application (RIA) technologies, application development professionals must choose between two paths: AJAX or Adobe. AJAX is the best bet for experienced Web development shops looking to incrementally evolve existing Web applications. Of course, selecting AJAX also raises the question of whether to go with a homegrown, open source, or commercial AJAX framework.

Improving Flex Interaction with AJAX

Comtaste Consulting have an interesting post on creating an ObjectManager to improve the Flex interaction with Ajax or JavaScript where they evoke different issues and limits to access Flex from JavaScript. In the post, Francesco recommended using Flex Ajax Bridge, which is included in Adobe LiveCycle Data Services 2.5, allowing to make your ActionScript classes available to JavaScript without any additional coding.

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Adobe Announces A New Flex/AJAX Bridge

Adobe Announces A New Flex/AJAX Bridge— Adobe has announced a new Flex/JavaScript bridge which enables seamless integration of Flex applications with the browser’s JavaScript environment. Adobe says the bridge enables seamless integration of Flex applications with the browser’s JavaScript environment. The Flex DOM and ActionScript environment can be completely manipulated from the JavaScript environment and vice versa, and complex types can be marshalled across seamlessly.