7. Control Development in a Partial Postback Environment

IN THE PRECEDING CHAPTERS, we covered how to create ASP.NET AJAX server controls that contain AJAX capabilities. We added AJAX capabilities to a server control by creating custom client components, behaviors, and controls that used and extended the Microsoft AJAX Library and then used a ScriptDescriptor to automatically create an instance of the client component, behavior, or control whenever that server control was added to a page.

Whenever we walked through an example, we always looked at how the server control worked during a full page load. We always fully replaced the content of the page with new content and discussed what the server control was doing. However, we’re sure that you ...

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