The AJAX gateway is basically the same as the XML gateway endpoint used by Web Services developers. It uses the same XML requests and responses subsequently passed to the Intacct API, however:

In order to assist with using the AJAX gateway, Intacct provides the AJAX SDK for JavaScript. This allows you to mostly work with JavaScript functions and objects instead of directly with the underlying XML API.

The intention of the AJAX gateway is to help Platform Services developers create both:

Concurrent connections and timeouts

The system limits the number of AJAX requests it accepts from a single user. These are typically in same throttle as the requests coming from the application UI:

Note: Limits are subject to change without notice in order to maintain optimal performance.

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