Beginning jQuery: From the Basics of jQuery to Writing your Own Plug-ins, Second Edition
- 2h 48m
- Jack Franklin, Russ Ferguson
Throughout this book, you'll discover how expressive yet concise jQuery’s code is and how much quicker and efficiently you can develop with jQuery. Beginning jQuery takes you from the basics of getting you started with jQuery, right through to extending jQuery by writing your own plug-ins. You'll discover best practices you can follow, how you can avoid common mistakes, and learn about the many other assets that jQuery has to offer.
This second edition is completely updated for jQuery version 3.x, including integration with npm, and guidelines for working with the Data set API specification.
What You'll Learn
- Use jQuery’s powerful tools to dynamically update content on your site, including DOM manipulation.
- Extend jQuery’s capabilities by writing your own plugins on top of the framework.
- Animate elements and build your own jQuery slider.
- Employ best practices and avoid common errors made by beginners.
Who This Book is For
About the Authors
Russ Ferguson is a freelance developer and instructor in the New York City area. His interest in computers goes back to Atari Basic, CompuServe and BBS systems in the mid-1980s. For over 10 years, he has been fortunate to teach at Pratt Institute, where subjects have been as diverse as the student body. Working in New York has given him the opportunity to work with a diverse group of companies whose projects ranged from developing real-time chat/video applications for start-ups to developing and managing content management systems for established Media and Advertising agencies like MTV and DC Comics.
In this Book
The Basics of jQuery
Traversing the DOM
DOM Manipulation with jQuery
An Introduction to Events
Ajax with jQuery
Writing a jQuery Plug-in
More jQuery Plug-ins
A jQuery Image Slider