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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Sonal Aneel Allana
Book Image

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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Responding to form events

This recipe demonstrates how to respond to events such as focus and blur that are triggered on controls on the web form. The constructs used in this example are as follows:





jQuery object

This refers to the current jQuery object.


jQuery method

This adds the specified CSS class to each matched element.

[attribute!= "value"]

jQuery selector

This selects elements with the specified attribute that is not equal to the value string.


jQuery event

This is fired when an element loses focus. It corresponds to the JavaScript blur event.


jQuery method

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


jQuery event

This is fired when an element gets focus. It corresponds to the JavaScript focus event.


jQuery selector

This matches the input, button, select, and textarea elements.


jQuery event binder

This attaches an event handler...