Become an expert in creating real-world Rich Internet Applications using the varied components of jQuery UI
About This Book
- Create useful mashups by plugging together different components along with APIs
- Design your own widgets like captchas, a color picker, news reader, puzzles, and many others
- Take your jQuery UI skills to next level by exploring the ins and outs and nuances of jQuery UI components
Who This Book Is For
If you are a frontend developer with considerable knowledge of jQuery UI and want to take this expertise to the next level, then this book is for you.
Mastering jQuery UI will help you explore the depths of the jQuery UI library. Right from the first chapter, you will build your own projects while learning the intricacies of the library. Each chapter explores a new topic and covers some related components. By gaining confidence from the initial chapters you will proceed ahead to create complex applications like the Tabbed News reader utilizing the AJAX and Reddit APIs. As a bonus, you will also learn about the best and most proven practices earned through years of diligent work on the jQuery UI platform.
Each chapter is an independent mini project in itself covering different components from jQuery UI. You won't have to wait long to actually build something functional.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Designing a Simple Quiz Application
Chapter 2. Building a Jigsaw Puzzle Game
Chapter 3. Creating a Website Tour
Chapter 4. Creating a Tabbed News Reader
Chapter 5. Implementing CAPTCHA using Draggable and Droppable
Chapter 6. Creating an Event Timeline Using a Slider
Chapter 7. Using jQuery UI with Google Maps API
Chapter 8. Creating a Photo Album Manager
Chapter 9. Creating Widgets Using the Widget Factory
Chapter 10. Building a Color Picker with Hex RGB Conversion
Chapter 11. Creating a Fully Functional Dashboard