Microsoft joins the OpenAjax Alliance

by admin March 21, 2007 at 10:50 am

Now that the AJAX hype has died down a bit and the term “Web 2.0” has finally lost some of its luster, companies are banding together in an attempt to standardize the beloved combination of JavaScript and XML. Over one year ago, 15 companies came together to form the OpenAjax Alliance. Those companies included big names like Borland, BEA, Openwave, Oracle, Mozilla, Red Hat, Yahoo, IBM, and Google. While Microsoft was certainly involved in AJAX development, it refrained from taking part in the group. Today, however, the company announced that it would be joining the organization, and it has its sights set on adding more interoperability to ASP.NET AJAX.

Full article: Ars Technica