jQuery 2 Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

By Arun K. Pande

jQuery 2 Recipes provides a clear, concise, set of examples that show the core jQuery frameworks (jQuery, jQuery Mobile and jQuery UI) in action. The book takes a problem-solution approach with each chapter describing a series of common difficulties developers often face when dealing with jQuery in their working lives.


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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6433-0
  • 636 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate
  • Publication Date: September 24, 2014
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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jQuery is often referred to as the 'write less, do more' JavaScript library. It allows a few clear lines of elegant, well-tested, code to replace many pages of complex hand-coded script, speeding development times and providing substantial cost savings.

You will find jQuery 2 Recipes' problem-solution approach to be an excellent value and a feature-packed resource as you begin to include jQuery in your own projects. This book is bursting with fully-worked example recipes showing the core jQuery frameworks (jQuery, jQuery Mobile, jQuery UI) in action. Starting with fundamental principals and progressing to more advanced topics you'll be shown how to make the very best use of jQuery every step of the way.

Early on, you'll learn to work confidently with dynamic data and to handle the jQuery events that form the foundation of your application. We'll then build on this foundation to demonstrate how fully working user-interface animations and AJAX data-validation can be constructed within jQuery. We'll show how add-on libraries like jQwidgets can be deployed to create professional quality apps for both the desktop and web with minimal coding. Finally, a full set of debugging and error-handling recipes is included to help you track down bugs and ensure your code is as robust as it can be.

What you’ll learn

  • This book contains a comprehensive collection of recipes that will help you solve a wide range of jQuery 2.0 problems.
  • Follow working examples of the main features of all three core jQuery frameworks (jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile) in action.
  • See how to integrate jqWidgets into your application effectively.
  • Learn the techniques to create and implement custom animations and effects using jQuery methods.
  • Follow tried-and-tested debugging recipes to streamline your applications.

Who this book is for

This book is written for developers with a basic working knowledge of jQuery, HTML and CSS, who want to broaden their learning. You should be comfortable creating basic programs and understand the role that jQuery plays within an application before you begin reading.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 jQuery Fundamentals

Chapter 3 jQuery Selectors

Chapter 4 jQuery Selectors Filtering and Expansion

Chapter 5 DOM Traversing

Chapter 6 DOM Manipulation

Chapter 7 Event Handling

Chapter 8 jQuery Effects and Animation

Chapter 9 jQuery AJAX

Chapter 10 jQuery UI

Chapter 11 jQuery Mobile

Chapter 12 jqWidgets Framework

Appendix A Basic HTML5 and CSS3

Appendix B Web Console

Appendix C Deploy Web Application

Appendix D Logging, Error Handling, and Debugging

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