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ajax plus relational databases

 
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hi ranchers
i am studing how to apply this ajax stuff.

which i undertand to be basically javascript and xml over http.

In planning a data driven web application ,i was wondering the following things.

now the question is does ajax require the the data from a relation database to be in xml format?

if it does then

is there a lib/api that converts data from a relational database to xml and back.

is xml beans any good?

thank you.
 
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You are not reqiured to use XML with Ajax, you can use what ever you want. All Ajax is a way to send data to the server and retrieve the results without posting back. Therefore the server side page that you request can either return back a string or an XML document that you can use since we have teh responseText and responeXML properties.

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