I have used ajax lately and have found it works perfectly for
current html,css,JS webpages which is most of them.
I don't believe that it does images or animation close to
I can see how with css being more popular than a few years
ago that it really came along at the righ time. To do things in
flash requires a whole rewrite of a webpage for a dynamic load
I do think ajax is a better choice than flash for most uses
to be honest.