jQuery + MVC = Progressive Enhancement

If you write a lot of JavaScript, you really should consider adopting Progressive Enhancement as the standard way that you work. This is basically whereby you write a web site without script, and then enhance it with script. The result is a site that does not rely on JavaScript (and hence works with accessibility tooling…

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Important news for ASP.NET MVC, Ajax and jQuery

It’s been a busy period for announcements, so if you’ve not heard check these two out; 1.       ASP.NET MVC 2 was released late last week! See Scott’s post. 2.       We’ve announced that we’re investing heavily in (by contributing to) jQuery as the JavaScript platform of choice for MVC development, and that we’re merging the Ajax…


Handling errors with jQuery.load

I’ve just posted a very simple walkthrough of the different ways to handle errors when you’re using jQuery’s “.load” function to do partial rendering… it’s on our team blog so check it out here; http://blogs.msdn.com/ukadc/archive/2010/02/12/handling-errors-with-jquery-load.aspx


Check out the Web Client Guidance

If you’ve not come across the Web Client Guidance that patterns & practices have been working on, now is the time to head on over to their CodePlex site; http://webclientguidance.codeplex.com/ The team have been really busy pulling together resources, advice, and guidance on a lot of topics related to web client development, including ASP.NET MVC…