ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook, 2nd Edition
By Sonal Aneel Allana
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: February 2016
Pages: 478

Over 60 recipes for writing client script in ASP.NET 4.6 applications using jQuery

About This Book

  • This is a step-by-step guide to solve common problems in ASP.NET applications
  • Easy-to-follow recipes to write client scripts effortlessly and quickly
  • A hands-on approach that will show you how to interface jQuery with ASP.NET websites and MVC

Who This Book Is For

This book is for ASP.NET developers who want to use jQuery to write client scripts for cross-browser compatibility. The book assumes no prior knowledge of ASP.NET or jQuery, and every recipe is self-contained and explained in an easy-to-follow manner. Familiarity with Visual Studio and MS SQL Server is preferred, but not compulsory.

What You Will Learn

  • Download and include jQuery in ASP.NET websites and MVC
  • Use jQuery selectors with ASP.NET server controls
  • Get to know about event handling and DOM traversal
  • Deploy jQuery for visual effects and animations
  • Develop AJAX-enabled ASP.NET applications
  • Create your own plugins
  • Solve common problems using less code and cut down your development time

In Detail

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.

Style and approach

This book takes a hands-on, pragmatic approach to solving common problems in ASP.NET applications using jQuery. Every recipe has detailed steps with screen captures and code snippets. The necessary theoretical concepts are introduced as and when needed.

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    I would've liked to get this in printed form to use as a reference. Is there a possibility of purchasing it at a reduced price?

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