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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition by Sonal Aneel Allana

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Consuming page methods

Page methods provide a convenient way of invoking server-side code from the client script. They are simply server-side methods that are decorated with the System.Web.Services.WebMethod label. In this recipe, we will use the Northwind database in a page method to retrieve a list of customers from a particular country. The method will be invoked from the client script using jQuery Ajax.

The constructs used in this example are summarized in the following table:

Construct

Type

Description

$("#identifier")

jQuery selector

This selects an element based on its ID.

$("html_tag")

jQuery selector

This selects all elements with the specified HTML tag.

$.ajax()

jQuery function

This posts an Ajax request to the server ...

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