Head First jQuery – Ryan Benedetti, Ronan Cranley – 1st Edition


Want to add more interactivity and polish to your websites? Discover how jQuery can help you build complex scripting functionality in just a few lines of code. With Head First jQuery, you’ll quickly get up to speed on this amazing JavaScript library by learning how to navigate HTML documents while handling events, effects, callbacks, and animations. By the time you’ve completed the book, you’ll be incorporating Ajax apps, working seamlessly with HTML and CSS, and handling data with PHP, MySQL and JSON.

If you want to learn—and understand—how to create interactive web pages, unobtrusive script, and cool animations that don’t kill your browser, this book is for you.

  • Use jQuery with DOM to overcome the limitations of HTML and CSS
  • Learn how jQuery selectors and actions work together
  • Write functions and wire them to interface elements
  • Use jQuery effects to create actions on the page
  • Make your pages come alive with animation
  • Build interactive web pages with jQuery and Ajax
  • Build forms in web applications
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  • Getting Started with jQuery Web page action
    Selectors and Methods Grab and go
    jQuery Events and Functions Making things happen on your page
    jQuery Web Page Manipulation Mod the DOM
    jQuery Effects and Animation A little glide in your stride
    jQuery and JavaScript jQuery I am your father
    Custom Functions for Custom Effects What have you done for me lately?
    jQuery and Ajax Please pass the data
    Handling JSON data Client meet server
    jQuery UI Extreme form makeover
    jQuery and APIs Objects objects everywhere
    Leftovers The Top Ten Thingswe didnt cover
    Set Up A Development Environment Get ready for the big times
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