Jai just did a technology preview of Ajax support in Sun Java System Portal Server 7. It demonstrates a variety of ways by which Ajax can be applied to Portals to significantly impact user experience, interactivity and much more.
The demo shows a new Ajax Container in action. This Container Ajax-enables each individual channel on the Portal Desktop such that the channels can interact with the Portal in an async manner. The Container also allows for a richer user experience by introducing features such as dynamic drag and drop positioning of channels, easy addition and removal of channels, and inline editing of channel preferences
Check out the screencast (it runs about 12 mins).
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