What is jQuery?
now developers have several option to add the functionality of
jQuery provide the readymade easy to use functions.
jQuery is very rich library of functions and methods which does the
use and give too much flexibility to the developers. The jQuery can
be used in web application irrespective of the language or
technology, it can be used with PHP,asp,jsp,servlets,CGI and almost
all the programming languages.
The definition mentioned in jQuery official Web Site
document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for
rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way that you
Features of jQuery
Here are the famous features of jQuery.
-DOM element selections functions
(DOM ->The Document Object Model (DOM) is a cross-platform and
language-independent convention for representing and interacting with
objects in HTML, XHTML and XML documents. Aspects of the DOM (such
as its "Elements") may be addressed and manipulated within the syntax of
the programming language in use. The public interface of a DOM is
specified in its Application Programming Interface (API))
-DOM traversal and modification
-CSS(Cascading Style Sheets) manipulation
-Effects and animations
-Utilities - such as browser version and the each function.
As mentioned in the above features jQuery is used in
web application to handle events, validation, adding
effects and animation, client side processing and many
How much time is required to learn jQuery?
jQuery is a piece of cake, its very easy to understand developers can learn
it within a week but to explore its all functions and methods will take time.
From Where I can get jQuery Library?
The jQuery library is freely available on jQuery official web site
(www.jquery.com). Detail documentation, tutorials are also available to
learn about jQuery.