Chapter 4. The AJAX Runtime with the Microsoft AJAX Library
After completing this chapter, you will
Understand the ScriptManager server control and its role in deploying an AJAX application.
In the first three chapters, we’ve looked at programming service-oriented AJAX applications using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) to implement the back-end server. In this chapter we’ll start looking at client applications that use the ASP.NET AJAX client-side runtime, also known as the Microsoft AJAX Library, and the ASP.NET ScriptManager control.
The Microsoft AJAX Library refers to the client-side ...