Interacting with Data Using jQuery and Ajax

This course will teach you how to use jQuery to make Ajax calls to retrieve and modify data via a web API server.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 22, 2021
Duration
2h 5m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Understanding JavaScript and jQuery Ajax Communication
Calling Web API Methods Using JavaScript
Using the jQuery Ajax Implementation
Working with jQuery Ajax Global Event Handlers
Simplifying Code Using jQuery Shorthand Functions
Improving Readability Using the Deferred Object
Submitting Form Data Using jQuery
Validating Data Using jQuery Validation Plugin
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 22, 2021
Duration
2h 5m
Description

Users are demanding more speed and flexibility in their web applications. Using jQuery and Ajax allows you to send just data back and forth instead of entire web pages. In this course, Interacting with Data Using jQuery and Ajax, you’ll learn to make Ajax calls using jQuery. First, you’ll explore the history of Ajax with the JavaScript language. Next, you’ll discover how to use Promises and jQuery to retrieve and submit data via a Web API server. Finally, you’ll learn how to build an HTML form and submit user data using jQuery objects and methods. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of jQuery Ajax needed to manipulate data on an HTML page, retrieve, and submit that data via a web API server.

About the author
About the author

Paul loves teaching and technology, and has been teaching tech and business topics for over 30 years. Paul helps clients develop applications, and instructs them on the best use of technology.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, my name is Paul Sheriff, and welcome to my course, Interacting with Data Using jQuery and AJAX. I'm a business IT consultant at PDS Consulting with over 34 years of experience creating enterprise applications. Users are demanding more speed and flexibility in their web applications. A great way to speed up your web pages is to eliminate postbacks. Using jQuery and AJAX allows you to send just data back and forth instead of entire web pages. This course shows you various ways to use AJAX and illustrate, step by step, how to make AJAX calls with jQuery to speed up your web applications. Some of the major topics you will learn in this course are working with the XMLHttpRequest object, understanding promises and AJAX calls, making asynchronous calls with jQuery and AJAX, build CRUD logic in jQuery to interact with a web API server, submit form data to a web API in different formats, learn to validate data using jQuery validation. By the end of this course, you will have gained a well‑rounded knowledge of AJAX, jQuery, XMLHttpRequest, promises, jQuery shorthand, and form helper functions. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the basics of web API calls, JSON, JavaScript, and jQuery. I hope you'll join me on your journey to becoming a jQuery/AJAX developer in my course, Interacting with Data Using jQuery and AJAX, at Pluralsight.com.