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

  1. ASP.NET 4 - 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.

  2. ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit (maintained by DevExpress)

    Documentation portal for the AJAX Control Toolkit that you can use to build highly responsive and interactive ASP.NET Web Forms applications. DevExpress, developers of award-winning ASP.NET WebForms, MVC and HTML5 UI Controls and Frameworks, took over the maintenance of the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit in order to bring this highly-demanded open-source library back to a dependable state.

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ASP.NET Web Forms Books

Microsoft's Jon Galloway recommends these books for learning ASP.NET Web Forms:

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

by Imar Spaanjaars

Professional ASP.NET 4.5 in C# and VB

Professional ASP.NET 4.5 in C# and VB

by Jason N. Gaylord, Christian Wenz, Pranav Rastogi, Todd Miranda, Scott Hanselman

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

by Matthew MacDonald