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By Jonathan Chaffer, Karl Swedberg

Greater interplay, layout, and net improvement with uncomplicated JavaScript options

• An advent to jQuery that calls for minimum programming experience
• exact options to precise client-side problems
• Revised and up-to-date model of this well known jQuery book

In Detail

To construct fascinating, interactive websites, builders are turning to JavaScript libraries comparable to jQuery to automate universal initiatives and simplify advanced ones. simply because many net builders have extra adventure with HTML and CSS than with JavaScript, the library's layout lends itself to a short begin for designers with little programming adventure. skilled programmers can also be aided by means of its conceptual consistency.

LearningjQuery - Fourth version is revised and up to date model of jQuery. you'll study the fundamentals of jQuery for including interactions and animations in your pages. no matter if prior makes an attempt at writing JavaScript have left you baffled, this publication will advisor you prior the pitfalls linked to AJAX, occasions, results, and complicated JavaScript language features.

Starting with an advent to jQuery, you'll first be proven find out how to write a functioning jQuery application in exactly 3 traces of code. the way to upload influence for your activities via a collection of straightforward visible results and to create, reproduction, reassemble, and beautify content material utilizing jQuery's DOM amendment tools. The booklet will take you thru many particular, real-world examples, or even equip you to increase the jQuery library itself along with your personal plug-ins.

What you are going to research from this book
• Create interactive parts in your internet designs
• the way to create the easiest consumer interface in your net applications
• Use selectors in quite a few how you can get something you will have from a page
• Make issues occur in your webpages with events
• upload aptitude on your activities with a number of animation effects
• detect the recent good points to be had in jQuery during this 3rd replace of this renowned jQuery book


We will step via all of the middle options of the jQuery library, development an total photograph of its features. after you have completely coated the fundamentals, the publication returns to every proposal to hide extra complex examples and techniques.

Who this publication is written for

This publication is for net designers who are looking to create interactive components for his or her designs, and for builders who are looking to create the easiest consumer interface for his or her internet purposes. easy JavaScript programming and data of HTML and CSS is needed. No wisdom of jQuery is thought, neither is adventure with the other JavaScript libraries.

Jonathan Chaffer

Jonathan Chaffer is a member of swift improvement staff, an internet improvement company positioned in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His paintings there contains overseeing and enforcing tasks in a wide selection of applied sciences, with an emphasis in Hypertext Preprocessor, MySQL, and JavaScript. He additionally leads on-site education seminars at the jQuery framework for net developers.

In the open resource neighborhood, he has been very lively within the Drupal CMS undertaking, which has followed jQuery as its JavaScript framework of selection. he's the writer of the content material development package, a favored module for coping with based content material on Drupal websites. he's additionally chargeable for significant overhauls of Drupal's menu process and developer API reference.

He lives in Grand Rapids together with his spouse, Jennifer.

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Here, is the ancestor of all the other elements; in other words, all the other elements are descendants of . The and elements are not only descendants, but children of as well. Likewise, in addition to being the ancestor of and , is also their parent. The

elements are children (and descendants) of

, descendants of and , and siblings of each other. T HEAD BODY TITLE DIV P P P To help visualize the family tree structure of the DOM, we can use a number of software tools, such as the Firebug plugin for Firefox or the Web Inspector in Safari or Chrome.

In this case, we wish to modify the appearance of these parts of the page and we will accomplish this by changing the classes applied to the poem text. addClass() method, like most jQuery methods, is named self-descriptively; it applies a CSS class to the part of the page that we have selected. Its only parameter is the name of the class to add. removeClass(), will allow us to easily observe jQuery in action as we explore the different selector expressions available to us. For now, our example simply adds the highlight class, which our stylesheet has defined as italicized text with a gray background and a border.

Why use the :even selector for odd-numbered rows? Well, just as with the :eq() selector, the :even and :odd selectors use JavaScript's native zero-based numbering. Therefore, the first row counts as zero (even) and the second row counts as one (odd), and so on. With this in mind, we can expect our simple bit of code to produce tables that look like this: Note that for the second table, this result may not be what we intend. Since the last row in the Plays table has the alternate gray background, the first row in the Sonnets table has the plain white background.

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