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If you are building a similar program like GMAIL would you use Iframes or no. Why didn't google just use a ajax load in the Div layer.  
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I have personally no problem with iFrames. Perhaps they try to limit the massve DOM manipulation for some memory reason.
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Iframe and main page content are independent of each other.  That means it is difficult for the iframe content to affect the layout of the rest of the page.  Also allows for independent development.
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In html5 are the phasing out iframes and going
To the object tag instead. I have yet to see clear references on the object tag
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Yeah and the object tag messes up pdfs in safari
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You must be listening to rumors.  Here's the 'iframe' docs in the HTML5 proposed standard: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/the-iframe-element.html#the-iframe-element   There is nothing there that says it's going away.
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Is there any good recent tutorials on iframes
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What would you need a tutorial for? There are very few attributes on an iframe
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Here's the page from W3Schools for the HTML5 version of iframes: http://www.w3schools.com/html5/tag_iframe.asp
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