The Role of AJAX in Single Page Application

Single Page ApplicationAJAX is short for Asynchronous Javascript And XML. As the name suggest, it makes use of two technologies: Javascript and XML. What is exactly the role of AJAX in single page application ?

AJAX is indispensible in single page application. It is the technology that makes single page application works.

By using XML to communicate between Javascript and back-end scripting language such as PHP, for the first time, the browser can retrieve data without the need to refresh its page.