Lessons:29Length:8 hours

6.1 Loading Pages Asynchronously

We've put it off long enough; it's time to dig into jQuery''s various AJAX helper methods. You're in luck, because this is an area where jQuery truly shines. It manages to wrangle all of those nasty browser inconsistencies into place, while providing us with a laughably easy-to-use API.

Today, we start with the simplest of all the AJAX helper methods: load().