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Preparing for a panel on OpenAjax

I've started preparing for the first panel at next week's Mashup Camp on OpenAjax Alliance: Why Ajax Standards Matter. Some things I'm reading and synthesizing:

A big question for me: what hands-on stuff is there to try? How hard is it to download code from Open source projects and take the projects "out for a spin"? Is there a screencast showing OpenAjax in action so that we can quickly see its purported benefits rather than just read about them?

It's also a good time to study Google's AJAX Libraries API ("a content distribution network and loading architecture for the most popular open source JavaScript libraries") as a way of comparing various leading JavaScript libraries. I plan to use it in the next "Mixing and Remixing Information" course I teach in Spring 2009.

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