W18 Using jQuery to Replace the Ajax Control Toolkit


4:30pm - 5:45pm

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 basic functionality provided by the ACT
  • Discover techniques for migrating a web site from ACT to jQuery
  • See which jQuery plugins are good replacements for ACT controls