The Ajax revolution was based on some pretty clever JavaScript hacking. When browser innovation waned, a new generation of JavaScript programmers arose to create Ajax. They used novel techniques to work around browser limitations – and browser bugs. At The Ajax Experience conference this week in Boston, it appeared that the JavaScript Framework and library makers still grapple with Web browser incompatibilities and flaws. They do, however, seem to be benefiting from renewed browser innovation, much of it centered on speeding performance. "JavaScript had been the stepchild. Now with new technology, all these browsers are kicking into gear and innovating again," said Dion Almaer, co-founder of conference host and member of the Google Developer Programs group.,289142,sid26_gci1333128,00.html