Shiny Clean Websites with Ajax.
There is lots of development energy being spent on two relatively unknown pieces of web technology: Ajax and Ruby on Rails.
Ruby on Rails is a technology that arose out of 37Signals and David Hansson's development of Basecamp.
The development team uses Ruby almost exclusively and built a new
framework to take web apps in Ruby to the next level. Visit the Ruby on Rails site for code, examples, and even a video walk-through.
And as you might have guessed, the two have been combined! Read Ajaxing the Rails. [Leave It Behind > Brian Bailey]