The “jQuery.ajax()” function peforms an asynchronous request. The previous post shows the frequently used settings. This post focuses on the function itself and how you can use it.
The “jQuery.ajax()” function peforms an asynchronous request. It is a low-level function, therefore you need to provide correct settings to make it work. It is hard to use the function but it will pay off when you are accustomed to the settings. This post focuses on the important settings before using the “$.ajax()” function.
UpdatePanel encapsulates almost everything about AJAX. In some cases, it is good thing. But in some other cases, it is pretty restrictive. ASP.NET AJAX provides a way to handle AJAX lifecycle from the client side. It is the best part of the library IMHO.
By providing event handlers to “AjaxOptions“, you can control each step of Ajax request and response.
So far, we have used Unobtrusive Ajax with a form and a submit button. What if you want a link that acts asynchronously?
In this second post of the series, I will delve into the inner workings of the feature.
The implementation of “XMLHttpRequest” in major browsers has been undergone a couple of big changes.