Flash -vs- Applets

Hill, Greg grhill at corp.untd.com
Wed Nov 15 16:09:14 MST 2006

> Like I said, they all have their strengths, it can do *almost*
> everything Flash and Java Applets can do. :-)  I think I read awhile
> back about another "new AJAX" Google is using for Google Talk now
> (can't remember what they termed it) that is syncronous - that would
> be *very* nice, especially when Real-time transactions are needed.

XmlHttpRequest requires you to tell it whether to be synchronous or
asynchronous.  This isn't new.  It does lock up the UI while it's
waiting though.


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