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How to add richer interaction to pages using JavaScript and jQuery.

  1. Explore Rich Client Scripting

    This MSDN Magazine article provides an introduction to using jQuery to enhance web pages.

  2. How Do I Use jQuery Selectors?

    This article reviews the fundamental task of selecting elements using jQuery selectors so that you can perform operations on the selected elements.

  3. Unobtrusive JavaScript

    This MSDN Flash article provides an overview of how to separate structure and content by using unobstrusive JavaScript and jQuery.

  4. JSON in JavaScript and .NET

    This article discusses JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), an open, text-based data exchange format that provides a standardized data exchange format for Ajax-style web applications.

  5. JavaScript IntelliSense

    This blog post reviews how IntelliSense for JavaScript has been implemented in Visual Studio 2010.

  6. Microsoft Ajax CDN

    This article explores the Microsoft Ajax Content Delivery Network (CDN) that hosts popular third-party JavaScript libraries like jQuery and that lets you easily add them to your web applications.

  7. Microsoft Ajax Overview

    This article explains how to use Ajax features to enhance server-based ASP.NET Web Forms applications by using ASP.NET controls like the UpdatePanel control.

  8. Ajax Control Toolkit

    This article introduces the Ajax Control Toolkit that you can use to build highly responsive and interactive ASP.NET Web Forms applications.

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