Learning jQuery: A Hands-on Guide to Building Rich Interactive Web Front Ends

Learning jQuery: A Hands-on Guide to Building Rich Interactive Web Front Ends

by Ralph Steyer

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Learning jQuery: A Hands-on Guide to Building Rich Interactive Web Front Ends by Ralph Steyer

Get started fast with jQuery web programming


The jQuery JavaScript library greatly simplifies the creation of modern, rich web applications, while seamlessly integrating with virtually all leading web development platforms and frameworks. Learning jQuery will guide you through using jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile in your own projects. One step at a time, you’ll learn how to do everything from adding simple effects through building complete rich Internet applications.


This code-rich tutorial is designed for every working web developer. After clearly explaining all the basics, Ralph Steyer shows how to apply jQuery to create effects, animations, slideshows, lists, drag-and-droppable elements, interactive forms, and much more.


If you’re a web developer with  even basic JavaScript experience, Learning jQuery is your fastest route to success with jQuery


• Discover what jQuery can do, and how it works with JavaScript and DOM

• Select components to support dynamic processes

• Manipulate web page content and structure

• Apply and change formatting with CSS style sheets through jQuery

• Handle complex events more effectively and reliably

• Generate time-dependent and time-independent CSS effects

• Expand jQuery’s capabilities with plug-ins

• Use jQuery to create simpler, better, more powerful AJAX code

• Master powerful, flexible jQuery UI plug-ins for visual control and user interaction

• Simplify the creation of jQuery UI interfaces  with ThemeRoller

• Master basic rules for successfully working  with components and widgets

• Construct touch-enabled mobile front ends  with jQuery Mobile



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132931571
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 04/30/2013
Series: Learning
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 512
File size: 47 MB
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About the Author

Ralph Steyer is a computer programmer, consultant, journalist, and book author with decades of experience in a wide variety of computer programming languages and technologies. He has a degree in mathematics from Frankfurt/Main University and is the author of several books on web programming, including JavaScript Handbook and AJAX Frameworks (Addison-Wesley).

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