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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 8

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Ajax Techniques

So far in this book, most of the examples involved only the client browser. The jQuery code you wrote executed inside the browser window and was totally disconnected from the server-side resources such as a SQL server database. Although this behavior works for things such as mouseover effects and animations, it is far from adequate for modern web applications. Modern web applications often need to access some server-side resources from the client script. That’s where Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax) steps in. With Ajax you can communicate between the client browser and the server. To that end, jQuery offers several ...

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