jQuery in Action, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Summary

in Action, Third Edition, is a fast-paced and complete guide to jQuery, focused on the tasks you'll face in nearly any web dev project. Written for readers with minimal JavaScript experience, this revised edition adds new examples and exercises, along with the deep and practical coverage you expect from an In Action book. You'll learn how to traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, write plugins, and even unit test your . The unique lab pages anchor each concept with real-world . Several new chapters teach you how to interact with other tools and frameworks to build modern single-page web applications.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Thanks to jQuery, no one remembers the bad old days when programmers manually managed browser inconsistencies, selectors support, and DOM navigation, and when every animation was a frustrating exercise in raw JavaScript. The elegant, intuitive jQuery library beautifully manages these concerns, and jQuery 3 adds even more features to make your life as a web developer smooth and productive.

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.

What's Inside

  • Updated for jQuery 3
  • DOM manipulation and event handling
  • Animations and effects
  • Advanced topics including Unit and Promises
  • Practical examples and labs

About the Readers

Readers are assumed to have only beginning-level JavaScript knowledge.

About the Authors

Bear Bibeault is coauthor of of the JavaScript Ninja, Ajax in Practice, and Prototype and Scriptaculous in Action. Yehuda Katz is an early contributor to jQuery and cocreator of Ember.js. Aurelio De Rosa is a full-stack web developer and a member of the jQuery content team.

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
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

Appendix JavaScript that you need to know but might not!

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