jQuery: A Beginner's Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Learn the fundamentals of jQuery programming in no time. jQuery: A Beginner's Guide starts with the basics--from including the library in an HTML document to element selection, event handling, and CSS style manipulation. Next, it's on to JavaScript and the DOM, animation and effects, the Event object, and form validation. The book then delves into AJAX and plugins and covers more advanced techniques such as debugging and unit testing. Get started with jQuery right away using this fast-paced tutorial!

Designed for Easy Learning

  • Key Skills & Concepts -- Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert -- Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This -- Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes -- Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips -- Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Cautions -- Errors and pitfalls to avoid
  • Annotated Syntax -- Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
  • Self Tests -- Chapter-ending quizzes to reinforce your skills

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Table of Contents

Ch1: Getting Started with jQuery
Ch2: Selecting Elements in the Document
Ch3: The Document Object Model
Ch4: Event Handling
Ch5: The Event Object
Ch6: Working with Styles
Ch7: Animations and Effects
Ch8: Working with the DOM
Ch9: Working with AJAX
Ch10: Using Plugins
Ch11: How to Create Plugins
Ch12: Advanced Techniques

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