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JavaScript

Can someone show what this would look like with jQuery?

I would like to see what the code would look like using jQuery.

Specifically i was trying to work out the onClick for the button.

Not sure how to get it so that after the button is hidden the sendAJAX() function is called and the text displays as it does with how i have it set up now. At least i think that's whats going on.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <link href='//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
  <title>AJAX with JavaScript</title>
  <script>
 var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();
    xhr.onreadystatechange = function () {
      if (xhr.readyState === 4) {
      //  document.getElementById('ajax').innerHTML=xhr.responseText;
        $('#ajax').html(xhr.responseText);
      }
    };
     xhr.open('GET', 'sidebar.html');
    function sendAJAX(){
    xhr.send();
      $('#load').hide();

    }

  </script>
</head>
<body>
  <div class="grid-container centered">
    <div class="grid-100">
      <div class="contained">
        <div class="grid-100">
          <div class="heading">
            <h1>Bring on the AJAX</h1>
            <button id='load' onClick='sendAJAX()'>Bring it</button>
          </div>
          <div id="ajax">

          </div>
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.min.js" integrity="sha256-FgpCb/KJQlLNfOu91ta32o/NMZxltwRo8QtmkMRdAu8="
    crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

jQuery is particularly handy for AJAX. The entire script section can be replaced with this:

function sendAJAX() {
  $("#ajax").load("sidebar.html");
  $('#load').hide();
}

AWESOME!!! Damn that might have been good to cover in the video. OK so its better to leave the onClick action that calls the function in the HTML instead of doing a jQuery for it?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

Remove the "onClick" property from the button and use this version instead:

$("#load").click(_=> {
  $("#ajax").load("sidebar.html");
  $('#load').hide();
});