Ajaxis a popular term for past few months but is still being written incorrectly as "AJAX" (all capitals) instead of "Ajax" (camel case). I started using AJAX but then corrected myself and have been using Ajax since then. So the correct term is Ajax, not AJAX.


Here is a list of several reasons (some mine and others from my colleague Rick's list):

  1. Jesse James Garrett coined the term as Ajax, not AJAX. 
    1. A quote from the source "The name is shorthand for Asynchronous JavaScript + XML". It is intended to be a shorthand, not an acronym. And notice it is "+", not an "and" indicating a collection of technologies.
    2. Another quote from the source "I needed something shorter than