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jQuery

jQuery – Retrieving HTML Fragments

sunset-bird A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I had built a tooltip using jQuery.  We focused mostly on the positioning of the tooltip at the time because, historically, that’s where most of the work has been.

But there are other time-saving features that also make the tooltip code I wrote a lot more flexible.… Read the rest

jQuery – Events

As well as being able to change the class associated with an element or a set of elements on a screen, jQuery also allows you to fire events.  You might want to do this, for example, if you want to simulate the clicking of a button.… Read the rest

jQuery Expand/Collapse Using Head Tags

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I’ve spent a good chunk of the last two days working on an interesting project for one of my clients that I think the rest of the jQuery community could benefit from.

The task started when my client came to me with an existing script that was being used in a DotNetNuke system to expand and collapse content under head tags that was produced by an article editing system similar to the Text/HTML module.… Read the rest

jQuery, JSON, and ASP.NET

G03A0003 A few months ago, I demonstrated how to use ASP.NET’s JSON capabilities.  Lately, I’ve been demonstrating how to use jQuery.  Both use a considerable amount of JavaScript so if there is some way we could eliminate or reduce the amount of code we had to load, performance would naturally increase.… Read the rest

jQuery – Loading Partial Content

misc_vol1_087 In previous posts, I’ve covered the core architecture of jQuery.  How it works.  How you call methods.  A brief overview of what’s available.

From here on out, we will focus more on specific solutions that jQuery can provide.  One of those is the ability to load partial content from the server and display it back in a section of our web page.… Read the rest