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Beginning jQuery 2 for ASP.NET Developers: Using jQuery 2 with ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC by Bipin Joshi

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CHAPTER 4

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Event Handling

One of the most common uses of jQuery in web applications is event handling. As an ASP.NET developer, you are already familiar with the concepts of events and event handling. Events raised by ASP.NET server controls, however, are server-side events. They are raised on the server after postback takes place. Events that you handle using jQuery are client-side events. JavaScript (and hence jQuery) offers a much richer set of events to developers than ASP.NET offers on the server side. These events are raised in the client browser and are also handled in the client browser. Events such as clicking a button, changing a selection ...

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