Did you know in Razor markup can auto-resolve paths? Take a look at this gem built into MVC 4.
Using ASP.NET Web API for Sitefinity REST Services
Although you could implement your own RESTful WCF Service in Sitefinity, there is a gem Microsoft dropped into the MVC 4 Beta. I am referring to Web API: a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. ASP.NET Web API is an ideal platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET Framework.”
Polling AJAX is tricky. If the next interval triggers before the last AJAX request is complete, your app is doomed!! This creates a domino effect where your queue for requests fill up faster then it can complete. Your queue will NEVER finish… similar to an infinite loop.
Looking Ahead to HTML5
Now that Internet Explorer 9 has cooled off the press, we can alas rejoice that all new PC’s and mobile devices are supporting HTML5! This brings a new era that aims to refactor the web in a whole new way. As you will see, HTML5 provides us code slimming techniques that make our HTML source code much more easier and functional.
Building an HTML5 Mobile App using jQuery Mobile and ASP.NET MVC
The mobile revolution has created a plethora of new platforms and languages. It
is rare to see old technologies successfully reaching new grounds together. A good
example of this is .NET MVC and jQueryMobile. The blends of Razor, HTML, CSS, and jQuery make mobile a very familiar territory, a package that makes things quick, easy, and beautiful!