Let us enhance our sample and display some animation using j Query.
We will animate an Well that’s it for an introduction.
Remember that this article is only an introduction and in no way demonstrates the capabilities of j Query.
Barely a few weeks after the announcement, Microsoft during the PDC event (held in the last week of October), announced that Visual Studio 2008 now supports j Query Intellisense through an additional file available from j Query.
This file can be downloaded from A few days ago, Microsoft also released a VS2008 SP1 Hotfix to support all Java Script files including j Query intellisense for Visual Studio 2008.
Note that this hotfix works only if you have VS 2008 with SP1 or Visual Web Developer Express Edition with SP1.
Abstract: This article is a guide for getting started with j Query using ASP. The article also shows you how to use Visual Studio intellisense feature to develop j Query and ASP. Google has hosted j Query on its CDN over here j Query 1.7 (CDN), there was an announcement made a few weeks ago that Microsoft will be partnering with the j Query team and shipping j Query with Visual Studio in future.
Google and Microsoft provide free CDN's for you to use.
The j Query framework is extensible and very nicely handles DOM manipulations, CSS, AJAX, Events and Animations.[Update 2] Instead of downloading the j Query files, you can also reference the files directly using a Content Delivery Network (CDN).
Well if you have been hearing those words more too often from your colleagues but haven’t had the chance to explore j Query yet, then here’s this beginner guide for you to get started with j Query and ASP. j Query is a fast, lightweight Java Script library that is CSS3 compliant and supports many browsers.
You can download the Hotfix from Note: Since you have applied the hotfix, you do not have to manually add a reference to the jquery-1.2.6file in your page.
Once the reference to the runtime library has been added, Visual Studio automatically searches for the ‘vsdoc’ file and loads it.
You just need to keep both the runtime library and the documentation file next to each other.
Our first example was a simple ‘Hello World’ example to keep up with the tradition while introducing a new language.