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Audience asks to improve the example using error handling Audience asks about synchronous ajax requests. Karl says don’t use them because it blocks all other JavaScript and suggests to just block the user with a modal dialog Shortcut methods ($.get, $.post, $.getJSON, $.getScript) - Karl doesn’t use them anymore. He recommends to just use $.ajax load method to request html and grab a fragment of it with a selector. Karl and Marc reminisce about Resig’s initial excitement of his load method

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