LW04 Using jQuery to Replace the Ajax Control Toolkit


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Intermediate

Robert Boedigheimer

Principal Systems Developer

Schwans Shared Services, LLC

Many ASP.NET web sites first added client side functionality through the Ajax Control Toolkit (ACT), and now want to replace it with the popular jQuery framework. Learn the benefits of moving to jQuery, and discover a mapping between popular ACT controls and jQuery plugins.

You will learn:

  • Review the basics of jQuery and plugins
  • Review benefits of jQuery vs. Ajax Control Toolkit
  • Discover jQuery alternatives for many ACT controls