Re: XSL in the AJAX world
On Tue, May 13, 2008 4:19 pm, Andrew Shooner wrote: > I develop websites using the XSLT-based Symphony CMS, and another user > shared a comment he received that XML/XSLT was 'so 1990's'. It was > suggested to him to move on to JSON-based languages/technology. My > response was that it has to end up as XML in the end, so there is at > least some use for it. > > So my question is, are there many AJAX developers on this list, and if > so, how frequently, and in what capacity, do you use XSL in building or > customizing AJAX web applications? > I use XSLT to allow the same content to be served as either XML, HTML or JSON according to the client device's preference. Most JSON APIs offer similar choices; how many use XSLT to achieve this goal is a different question, but to my mind it's a perfect application of the technology. Regards, Nick. -- Nick Fitzsimons http://www.nickfitz.co.uk/
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