Lace em up!

May 25th, 2005

Brett Stimmerman is kicking some major Ajax butt with his Lace chat app.

The real magic in this particular implementation is that it degrades right down as far as browsers that don’t even run Javascript – you’re left having to manually refresh with the Say button, but it still works like a charm. Here’s a screenshot from the Lynx text browser:

One comment to “Lace em up!”

  1. Incredible! I had a feeling it would work, but I had never personally tested it.

    It’s not the greatest example, but it shows that web applications can utilize Ajax (or any remote scripting) and still remain usable without it.