jQuery Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for jQuery Developers

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2009-12-03
480 pages

Book Description

jQuery simplifies building rich, interactive web frontends. Getting started with this JavaScript library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; this cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. With these recipes, you'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high- user interfaces.

Ideal for newcomers and JavaScript veterans alike, jQuery Cookbook starts with the basics and then moves to practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles. You also get recipes on advanced topics, such as methods for applying jQuery to large .

  • Solve problems involving events, effects, dimensions, , themes, and user interface
  • Learn how to enhance your forms, and how to position and reposition elements on a page
  • Make the most of jQuery's event system, including custom events and custom event data
  • Create UI elements-such as tabs, accordions, and modals-from scratch
  • Optimize your code to eliminate bottlenecks and ensure peak performance
  • Learn how to test your jQuery applications

The book's contributors include:

  • Cody Lindley
  • James Padolsey
  • Ralph Whitbeck
  • Jonathan Sharp
  • Michael Geary and Scott González
  • Rebecca Murphey
  • Remy Sharp
  • Ariel Flesler
  • Brian Cherne
  • Jörn Zaefferer
  • Mike Hostetler
  • Nathan Smith
  • Richard D. Worth
  • Maggie Wachs, Scott Jehl, Todd Parker, and Patty Toland
  • Rob Burns

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. jQuery Basics
Chapter 2. Selecting Elements with jQuery
Chapter 3. Beyond the Basics
Chapter 4. jQuery Utilities
Chapter 5. Faster, Simpler, More Fun
Chapter 6. Dimensions
Chapter 7. Effects
Chapter 8. Events
Chapter 9. Advanced Events
Chapter 10. HTML Form Enhancements from Scratch
Chapter 11. HTML Form Enhancements with
Chapter 12. jQuery Plugins
Chapter 13. Interface Components from Scratch
Chapter 14. User Interfaces with jQuery UI
Chapter 15. jQuery UI Theming
Chapter 16. jQuery, Ajax, Data Formats: HTML, XML, JSON, JSONP
Chapter 17. Using jQuery in Large Projects
Chapter 18. Unit Testing

Book Details

  • Title: jQuery Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for jQuery Developers
  • Length: 480 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2009-12-03
  • ISBN-10: 0596159773
  • ISBN-13: 9780596159771