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Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET 4 by Dino Esposito

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Chapter 21. jQuery Programming

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

Isaac Asimov

Aside from the social implications of it, the modern Web from a technology viewpoint is mostly about running (a lot) more JavaScript code on the client. JavaScript is a very special type of language; it’s probably not the language everybody would choose to use today to power up the client side of the Web. However, it’s the only common language we have, and we have to stick to it to reach the largest audience.

So what if you want (or more likely need) more power on the client?

Be ready to write more JavaScript code. More importantly, be ready to import more JavaScript code written by others. Either of these two ways of ...

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