Alessandro Lacava

on Designing and Developing Software. In love with Functional Programming.

Speed Up Your AJAX-based Apps With JSON

Find out how to improve your Web application performance by leveraging AJAX and JSON. In particular, you’ll see the advantages of using JSON over XML as a lightweight JavaScript data-interchange format.

JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and is a lightweight data-interchange format. Because it is text-based it is easy for humans to read and write, and it has a regular syntax that’s easy to parse programmatically. JSON is basically a subset of JavaScript and, as you’ll see, is even easier to parse than XML.

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