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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
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Creating a spotlight effect on images

Creating a spotlight on a focused item, such as text or any graphic element on a web page, is often required to draw attention to that item. In this recipe, let's see how such an effect can be created on a collection of images. The constructs used in this example are summarized in the following table:





jQuery selector

This selects an element based on its ID


jQuery selector

This selects all elements with the specified HTML tag


jQuery object

This refers to the current jQuery object


jQuery method

This adds the specified CSS class to each matched element


jQuery method

This gets the style property for the first matched element or sets the style property for every matched element


jQuery event binder

This binds event handlers for mouseover and mouseout events


jQuery method

This removes the specified CSS class from...