jQuery: A Beginner’s Guide

Book Description

Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Learn the fundamentals of programming in no time. jQuery: A Beginner's Guide starts with the basics--from including the library in an HTML document to element selection, event handling, and style manipulation. Next, it's on to JavaScript and the DOM, and effects, the Event object, and form validation. The book then delves into and and covers more advanced techniques such as debugging and unit testing. Get started with jQuery right away using this fast-paced tutorial!

Designed for Easy Learning

  • Key Skills & Concepts -- Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert -- Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This -- Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes -- Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips -- Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Cautions -- Errors and pitfalls to avoid
  • Annotated Syntax -- Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
  • Self Tests -- Chapter-ending quizzes to reinforce your skills

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with jQuery
Chapter 2 Selecting in the Document
Chapter 3 Event Handling
Chapter 4 Working with Styles
Chapter 5 JavaScript and the Document Object Model
Chapter 6 Animations and Effects
Chapter 7 The Event Object
Chapter 8 The DOM and Forms
Chapter 9 Working with AJAX
Chapter 10 Using Plugins
Chapter 11 Creating Plugins
Chapter 12 Advanced Techniques and Further Resources
Appendix A: Answers to Self Tests

Book Details

  • Title: jQuery: A Beginner’s Guide
  • Author:
  • Length: 376 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-04-01
  • ISBN-10: 0071817913
  • ISBN-13: 9780071817912