CHAPTER 4

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Using jQuery

Browsers used to be capable of doing little more than displaying HTML. Consequently, early web applications relied on server-side code to respond to user interaction and perform data operations. Web applications were stitched together through the HTML form element and the browser’s ability to send data to the server.

The world of web applications has changed with the evolution of the web browser. Modern browsers are complex and sophisticated, and they provide extensive APIs for client-side JavaScript programming. It is rare these days to find a web application that consists of purely server-side code and client-side skills ...

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