Along with the Internet technology development, the way people use the software is gradually changing. Internet users can pass through the new software on the flight information, and about the stock price movements and the management of the network pictures and E-mail. Most of this software is installed on a remote server, users through standard browser can access, thus greatly to reduce the burden of the user's computer, also cutting out the user change when computer duplicate data of trouble. Analysts believe that the rise of new network software to Microsoft, especially Microsoft's Office software pose a big threat.
"Ajax" is one of the biggest threats to confronting Microsoft, it is a series of Web development tools, can set for the Web application "speed". Ajax developers electronic commerce application company product manager alexyevna "White (Alexei White) said:" Ajax is against Microsoft's powerful weapon, I don't think it can completely replace the Microsoft Office 2010 product, but it will bring Office software alternatives for some users, enough to use."
Ironically, it is Microsoft in 1990 s developed Ajax, when it was used by the online edition of the Outlook E-mail application enhancement. Google some months before the innovation service network map to Ajax obtained new, also fundamentally changed network map operation mode. Before this, the network map all adopt static way, users to click on the scroll bar then need to wait for a long time to see a new page. Google network map service is is there a big difference between, the user can smooth drag maps to the required position, without waiting for page refresh.
Adaptive Path company strategy division James-Calais, (Jesse James Garrett) said, Google maps service network of successful Web developers to enhance the confidence, many had previously been thought that would not be put into practice plan to attract the attention of developers. In addition, the rise of the network and to Ajax connection speed, computer hardware configuration and web browser technology promotion.
Not long ago, yahoo's acquisition of the pioneer of Ajax technology Oddpost company. At present, yahoo is own electronic mail services to test the Ajax technology. For example, when a user delete the messages of instructions, Ajax immediately to configure the page, users need not wait for can see results; When the user to open a new E-mail, the browser will only read email, text because the mail subject and title information is in the page, need not waste time repeats copy data. In addition, yahoo still in the development of a new Ajax tools, in order to realize the flight information updates.
This summer, time warner's AOL also began during the service application Ajax, users need not too much operation can rearrange, display and replace their network photo albums. In fact, Microsoft also in use Ajax technology development network map service and upgrading Hotmail email services, the company even start to build new tools to promote the development of the Ajax. On the other hand, Microsoft is in full extension used to replace the Ajax new technology--XAML. XAML can support the more abundant network application, but can only be used for Windows operating system.