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About the Technology
About the Book
jQuery in Action, Third Edition, is a fast-paced guide to jQuery, focused on the tasks you'll face in nearly any web dev project. In it, you'll learn how to traverse the DOM, handle events, perform animations, write jQuery plugins, perform Ajax requests, and even unit test your code. Its unique Lab Pages anchor each concept in real-world code. This expanded Third Edition adds new chapters that teach you how to interact with other tools and frameworks and build modern single-page web applications.
- Updated for jQuery 3
- DOM manipulation and event handling
- Animations and effects
- Advanced topics including Unit Testing and Promises
- Practical examples and labs
About the Readers
About the Authors
Table of Contents
Part 1 Starting with jQuery
Chapter 1 Introducing jQuery
Part 2 Core jQuery
Chapter 2 Selecting elements
Chapter 3 Operating on a jQuery collection
Chapter 4 Working with properties, attributes, and data
Chapter 5 Bringing pages to life with jQuery
Chapter 6 Events are where it happens!
Chapter 7 Demo: DVD discs locator
Chapter 8 Energizing pages with animations and effects
Chapter 9 Beyond the DOM with jQuery utility functions
Chapter 10 Talk to the server with Ajax
Chapter 11 Demo: an Ajax-powered contact form
Part 3 Advanced topics
Chapter 12 When jQuery is not enough... plugins to the rescue!
Chapter 13 Avoiding the callback hell with Deferred
Chapter 14 Unit testing with QUnit
Chapter 15 How jQuery fits into large projects