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6.2 Interacting with the Server-Side

The load() method is certainly helpful, but what if we need slightly more control? In this lesson, we'll take a step up, and review two more AJAX helper methods: $.get and $.post. These methods allow us to communicate with the server-side. Let's imagine that you need to asynchronously update a database. When combined with the necessary servers-side logic to query the database, $.post can handle this task with ease.