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Specialisation 1-jquery-basics

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Specialisation 1-jquery-basics

  1. 1. jQuery The Basics WOODIWISS.ME Freelance Web Developer & Lecturer in the Winchester, Hampshire area.
  2. 2. What’s covered? • What is jQuery. • Alternatives. • The DOM. • Ready / Load / Unload • Events. • Basic usage. • Typical workflow / jQuery API. WOODIWISS.ME
  3. 3. What is jQuery • JavaScript library for the browser. • Incredibly popular. • Easy to pick up. • Open source. WOODIWISS.ME
  4. 4. “jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers. With a combination of versatility and extensibility, jQuery has changed the way that millions of people write JavaScript.” – The jQuery Team @ jquery.com WOODIWISS.ME
  5. 5. Alternatives? • Just a handful of alternatives. • Each uses the $ syntax. • Correct tool for the job. WOODIWISS.ME
  6. 6. Usage WOODIWISS.ME
  7. 7. Demo WOODIWISS.ME Freelance Web Developer & Lecturer in the Winchester, Hampshire area.
  8. 8. Links / Research • http://learn.jquery.com/about-jquery/how-jqueryworks/ • http://robflaherty.github.io/jquery-annotatedsource/ • http://api.jquery.com/ • http://trends.builtwith.com/javascript/jQuery WOODIWISS.ME
  9. 9. Questions? WOODIWISS.ME Freelance Web Developer & Lecturer in the Winchester, Hampshire area.

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