Friday, August 12, 2005

India's Software Dream Run Is Far From Over

The local Indian software service providers : The median wage for a seasoned language programmer is $11,423 a year in India, according to a survey by Seattle-based PayScale; it's $83,000 in the U.S

Nasscom Article

A Web Revolution - AJAX

I have been using Google Maps , Gmail. I just got started on Orkut. A lot of talk has been going around on the fundamental changes that are going on the Internet. The most noticeable was the usability of web applications. Google has been able to deliver lightning fast access to mail with some of the cleverst use of Javascripts.

Defining Ajax

Ajax isn’t a technology. It’s really several technologies, each flourishing in its own right, coming together in powerful new ways. Ajax incorporates:

* standards-based presentation using XHTML and CSS;
* dynamic display and interaction using the Document Object Model;
* data interchange and manipulation using XML and XSLT;
* asynchronous data retrieval using XMLHttpRequest;
* and JavaScript binding everything together.

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