Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0: Client-Side Scripting and AJAX with VB 2010

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Both Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4.0 provide integrated support for ASP.NET AJAX and client-side scripting. This course provides an overview of what ASP.NET AJAX is and demonstrates how to utilize ASP.NET AJAX as well as client-side script in web applications using Visual Studio 2010. Specific topics covered include client-side scripting and the Document Object Model, the support for AJAX in the latest version of ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX controls, using jQuery to call ASP.NET AJAX methods and how both ASP.NET and AJAX interact with it, and finally how to handle common events raised by ASP.NET AJAX components.
This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Technology Specialist (TS): Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, ASP.NET Application Development 70-562. Passing this exam will earn the learner the MCTS: .NET Framework 4.0, ASP.NET Applications certification.

Target Audience

Individuals who wish to use the .NET Framework 4.0 with Visual Studio 2010, Visual Basic 2008, and ASP.NET 4.0 to develop web-based client applications; individuals preparing for the Exam 70-562 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, ASP.NET Application Development.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Client-Side Scripting in ASP.NET

  • recognize key characteristics of client-side scripting in ASP.NET
  • add scripts to a page dynamically using the methods of the Script Manager class
  • create a composite script
  • The Document Object Model and ASP.NET

  • retrieve a DOM element by its ID
  • manipulate elements on the page using jQuery
  • handle events using jQuery in an ASP.NET application
  • Utilizing Client-Side Script in ASP.NET


  • recognize key characteristics of the ASP.NET AJAX architecture
  • recognize the features of AJAX integration with Visual Studio
  • Implementing ASP.NET AJAX

  • use a client-side template in Visual Studio 2010
  • use server side controls in an application
  • create a custom extender
  • ASP.NET AJAX Client-side Library and jQuery

  • consume services from client scripts
  • use jQuery to call ASP.NET AJAX methods
  • Implementing ASP.NET AJAX and using the jQuery Library