Blog: jQuery

MVC, Ajax, and jQuery

Excerpt by James Curtis

Many people see Ajax as the technology that saved the web, that made it possible to create much richer Web 2.0 applications than was ever possible using just HTML and plain old JavaScript.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 24, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 05 of 11: Validation and Working with Ajax by James Curtis

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It is the Best of Times and it is the Worst of Times for Programmers

By Martin Schaeferle

Across the past six years, the US economy was mired in a recession. Yet throughout it all, there was one bright spot: the IT and programming job market.

This blog entry was originally posted June 11, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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Soften Your Look with jQuery

By Don Kiely

As mentioned in a previous blog post, Microsoft made two commitments when it decided to embrace jQuery as its one and only client-side JavaScript library.

This blog entry was originally posted October 26, 2012 by Don Kiely

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jQuery Plugins, Easy as 1,2,3

By Don Kiely

Despite the usefulness and comprehensiveness of jQuery, it doesn't do everything it could to make your JavaScript coding life simpler.

This blog entry was originally posted October 24, 2012 by Don Kiely

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jQuery: Sticking to Commitments

By Don Kiely

Microsoft made two commitments when it decided to embrace jQuery as its one and only client-side JavaScript library.

This blog entry was originally posted October 22, 2012 by Don Kiely

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Pulling Out the Big Gun: The Ajax Method

Excerpt by Don Kiely

All of the Ajax features in jQuery are convenience methods that make using Ajax fairly easy for the most common scenarios.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 18, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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AJAX: The Technology that Saved the Web

Excerpt by Don Kiely

Many people see Ajax as the technology that saved the Web, that made it possible to create much richer Web 2.0 applications than was ever possible using just HTML and plain old JavaScript.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 16, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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The jQuery User Interface Library: Small but Mighty

Excerpt by Don Kiely

One of the major benefits of jQuery is that the core library is quite small, just 83KB for the minified version.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 11, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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jQuery: Compressed vs Uncompressed, the Choice is Yours

Excerpt by Don Kiely

The difference in the two files is that the development version is human readable with lots of whitespace and generous amounts of comments to help you understand the code.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 05, 2012 from the online courseware ASP.NET 4 AJAX and jQuery Using Visual C# by Don Kiely

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7 Benefits of jQuery

By Martin Schaeferle

jQuery makes using a Web page's DOM, adding effects to the page, animating elements, and executing Ajax calls to the server extremely simple, hiding the complexity of the underlying JavaScript.

This blog entry was originally posted October 03, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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