Pro jQuery 2.0

2nd Edition

By Adam Freeman

jQuery is one of the most popular and powerful JavaScript libraries available today. Learn how to get the most from the latest jQuery version, jQuery 2.0, by focusing on the features you need for your project.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6388-3
  • 1044 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publication Date: October 20, 2013
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $59.99
  • eBook Price: $41.99
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Full Description

jQuery 2.0 is the latest version of the jQuery framework. Suitable for modern web browsers it provides a robust API for web application development. It is fast becoming the tool of choice for web developers the world over and sets the standard for simplicity,flexibility and extensibility in website design.

In Pro jQuery 2.0 seasoned author, Adam Freeman, demonstrates how to get the most from jQuery 2.0 by focussing on the practical features of the technology and how they can be applied to solving real-world problems. In this comprehensive reference he goes in depth to give you the practical knowledge that you need.

Each topic is covered clearly and concisely, and is packed with the details you'll need to learn to be truly effective. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment, and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of jQuery.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the capabilities of jQuery and why it is special
  • Use the core of jQuery to enrich HTML5, including tables, forms and data displays
  • Use jQuery UI to create rich and fluid user experiences
  • Use rich interactions such as drag and drop, sortable data and touch sensitivity
  • Use jQuery Mobile to create touch-enabled interfaces for mobile devices and tablets
  • Extend jQuery by creating custom plugins and widgets

Who this book is for

This book is for working developers who want to learn about jQuery in detail. Quick refreshers of HTML and CSS are given to help you get up to speed, but a good working knowledge of the basics is assumed.

The advice given in this book is relevant to developers working with any development environment. The examples are demonstrated using Microsoft Windows and Visual Studio but are equally applicable to any other web development environment.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Putting jQuery In Context
  2. HTML Primer
  3. CSS Primer
  4. JavaScript Primer
  5. The jQuery Basics
  6. Managing the Element Selection
  7. Manipulating the DOM
  8. Manipulating the Elements
  9. Working with Events
  10. Using jQuery Effects
  11. Refractoring the Example: Part I
  12. Using Data Templates
  13. Working with Forms
  14. Using Ajax: Part I
  15. Using Ajax: Part II
  16. Refractoring the Example: Part II
  17. Setting Up jQuery UI
  18. Using the Button, Progress Bar, and Slider Widgets
  19. Using the Autocomplete and Accordion Widgets
  20. Using the Tabs Widget
  21. Using the Datepicker Widget
  22. Using the Dialog and Spinner Widget
  23. Using the Menu and Tooltip Widgets
  24. Using the Drag and Drop Interactions
  25. Using the Other Interactions
  26. Refactoring the Example - Part III
  27. Getting Started with jQuery Mobile
  28. Pages, Themes, and Layouts
  29. Using the Dialog and Popup Widgets
  30. Buttons and Collapsible Blocks
  31. Using jQuery Mobile Forms
  32. Using Lists and Panels
  33. Refactoring the Example - Part IV
  34. Using the jQuery Utility Methods
  35. The jQuery UI Effects and CSS Framework
  36. Using Deffered Objects
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