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JavaScript for .NET Developers by Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan

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Chapter 3. Using jQuery in ASP.NET

We will start off this chapter with a short introduction to jQuery. jQuery is a JavaScript library developed to provide a better development experience and a faster coding experience by writing less code to do complex operations much faster compared to plain vanilla JavaScript. However, JavaScript is still there when writing custom scripts for specific reasons. So, jQuery helps you perform DOM manipulation, selecting elements based on class, element name, and so on, and provides a better event handling model to make it simpler for developers to use in their routine projects.

Compared to JavaScript, another advantage is the cross browser issues. It offers consistent behavior across browsers. JavaScript, on the ...

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