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AJAX for Mobile Devices

By hagrin - Posted on 05 August 2006

The Open Gardens Blog (yeah, who?) has a very interesting piece on AJAX implementations on mobile devices such as cell phones. Most web developers don't even put mobile development in their mind and a lot of these newer Web 2.0 websites are not mobile device capable.

However, as the article states, Opera has made AJAX advancements possible on mobile devices by offering a SDK to developers through the Opera Platform page. The real win for AJAX on mobile devices comes from bandwith savings where bandwith is still a valuable commodity for mobile devices and web developers really need to kepe this in mind when scripting for mobile devices. If you're a web developer looking to mak a real splash in the mobile market, both articles are a must read.