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jQuery and jQuery UI: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Jay Blanchard

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Dec 3, 2012


jQuery is a popular JavaScript library that simplifies event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. Even casual web designers, who create web pages for fun, want to add the latest cool effects to their sites, and jQuery--the fast, flexible JavaScript library--is a tool of choice. From visual effects, special controls, and Ajax made easy, the jQuery Visual QuickStart Guide will teach readers how to make the most of jQuery using the task-based, step-by-step, visual format they love. It's crammed with examples and there's a special section on widgets.

Includes eBook and Video Access
In addition to concise, step-by-step explanations of core tools and tasks, with plenty of helpful screen shots to keep you on track as you work, jQuery: Visual QuickStart Guide includes an hour-long HD video and eBook. In addition to reading about how to use the tool, you can watch it in action. You can also download digital versions of this book to load on the mobile device of your choice so that you can continue learning whenever and wherever you are. We provide you with ePub, PDF, and Mobi eBook formats to ensure that you get the experience that best suits your viewing needs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Using Selectors
Chapter 2 Handling Events
Chapter 3 Getting and Setting DOM Attributes
Chapter 4 Manipulating DOM Elements
Chapter 5 Harnessing Advanced Selectors
Chapter 6 Traversing the DOM Tree
Chapter 7 Using Ajax
Chapter 8 Creating Captivating Effects
Chapter 9 Turning On jQuery’s Utilities
Chapter 10 Using Plugins
Chapter 11 Introducing jQuery UI
Chapter 12 Fixing Common Problems
Appendix A jQuery vs. Other Technology
Appendix B An Active jQuery Website


jQuery and jQuery UI: Visual QuickStart Guide

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