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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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Using selectors in MVC applications

So far, all recipes are based on using selectors with ASP.NET web forms. Next, we introduce an example to demonstrate the use of selectors in an ASP.NET MVC application. The constructs used in this example are as follows:





jQuery selector

This selects an element based on its ID


jQuery object

This refers to the current jQuery object


jQuery selector

This selects checked input elements


jQuery event binder

This binds a handler to the click event of an element


jQuery method

This gets the CSS property of the first matched element or sets one or more CSS properties for every matched element


jQuery method

This iterates over the matched elements and executes a function for each element


jQuery method

This prevents the default action of the event from being triggered


jQuery method

This returns the HTML content...