May 27, 2021 XML
The XMLHttpRequest object is used to exchange data with the server in the background.
The XMLHttpRequest object is a developer's dream because you can:
To learn more about XMLHttpRequest objects, learn from our XML DOM tutorial.
When you type a character in the input field below, an XMLHttpRequest is sent to the server - a recommendation to return the name (files from the server):
Type a letter in the input box:
The first letter
All modern browsers (IE7 Plus, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera) have built-in XMLHttpRequest objects.
Create the syntax of the XMLHttpRequest object:
ActiveX objects were used in older versions of Internet Explorer (IE5 and IE6):
In the next chapter, we'll use the XMLHttpRequest object to get the XML information back from the server.