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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Sonal Aneel Allana
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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Sonal Aneel Allana

Overview of this book

jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library that has changed the landscape of client scripting in web applications. Developed by John Resig in 2006, it has taken the web by storm because of its cross-browser compatibility and the ability to get more done with less code. It has gained popularity with ASP.NET developers and is now distributed with Visual Studio and the NuGet package manager. ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook explores the wide range of utilities that the jQuery library provides. It teaches you the nitty-gritty of plugging in these features in ASP.NET web applications. It covers every aspect of interfacing the library, right from downloading and including jQuery on web pages to selecting controls, handling events, and creating animations. This book also walks you through DOM traversal and manipulation in ASP.NET and then through visual effects and graphics in ASP.NET sites. It explores advanced features such as posting AJAX requests and writing plugins. It will provide you with all the information you need to use this library confidently with ASP.NET.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook Second Edition
About the Author
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Chapter 2. Using jQuery Selectors with ASP.NET Controls

This chapter will introduce you to the various types of selectors that can be used to work with ASP.NET controls. We will cover the following recipes in this chapter:

  • Selecting a control using an ID and displaying its value

  • Selecting a control using the CSS class

  • Selecting a control using HTML tag

  • Selecting a control by its attribute

  • Selecting an element by its position in the DOM

  • Enabling/disabling controls on a web form

  • Using selectors in MVC applications


The source code provided with the book has each recipe written as an independent project and named as Recipe1, Recipe2, Recipe3, and so on.