On Feb 5, 8:56 am, Patrick Spence <patr... / pkspence.com> wrote:
>   def test_0001_username()
>     sleep(2)
>     @@ie.text_field(:id,'ctl00_lgnLogin_UserName').set('TEST-5038')
>   end

Actually, the latest version (1.5) of Watir *does* support Ajax. Thus:

   def test_0001_username()
     Watir::wait_until {@@ie.text_field(:id,
'ct100_lgnLogin_UserName').exists?}
     @@ie.text_field(:id,'ctl00_lgnLogin_UserName').set('TEST-5038')
   end

Bret