In this article we have summarized the typical Ajax patterns utilized under the ASP.NET environment. By looking through and comparing
each of the patterns introduced above, you are sure to find out what you really
need in your practice.
There is no doubt that, with the gradual maturity of various
existing Ajax framework, people have become accustomed to opting for the fourth
pattern (the existing Ajax framework) through which they will not worry about
the differences between various browsers and DOM-related stuff any longer. Due
to our main interests lying in distinguishing the different patterns, the
sample applications are pretty simple (sorry for this). However, I am sure the
demos do show you the philosophies of each solution.