jQuery in action
in this jquery book
In-depth jQuery 1.4
Complete coverage of jQuery UI 1.8
DOM manipulation and event handling
Animation and UI effects
Many practical examples
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A good web development framework anticipates your needs—jQuery practically reads your mind. You'll fall in love with it when you see 20 lines of code reduced to three. jQuery is concise and readable. And with version 1.4, there's even more to love including new effects and events, usability improvements, and more testing options.
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About the Author
Bear Bibeault is a software architect and JavaRanch senior moderator and coauthor of Manning's Ajax in Practice and Prototype and Scriptaculous in Action. Yehuda Katz is a developer with Engine Yard. He heads the jQuery plugin development team and runs Visual jQuery.
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jQuery Plugin Development
With this exhaustive guide in hand, you can start building your own plugins in a matter of minutes! This book takes you beyond the basics of jQuery and enables you to take full advantage of jQuery's powerful plugin architecture to deliver highly interactive content to your website viewers.
This book contains all the information you need to successfully author your very own jQuery plugin with a particular focus on the practical aspect of design and development.
This book will also cover some details of real life plugins and explain their functioning to gain a better understanding of the overall concept of plugin development and jQuery plugin architecture.
Different topics regarding plugin development are discussed, and you will learn how to develop many types of add-ons, ranging from media plugins (such as slideshows, video and audio controls, and so on) to various utilities (image pre-loading, handling cookies) and use and applications of jQuery effects and animations (sliding, fading, combined animations) to eventually demonstrate how all of these plugins can be merged and give birth to a new, more complex, and multipurpose script that comes in handy in a lot of situations.
A practical straightforward guide for creating your first jQuery plugin
What you will learn from this book :
Create numerous types of commonly used jQuery plugins
Design a standard development pattern to apply to all your plugins to speed up the process
Build plugins that enhance viewer's multimedia experience on your website
Learn how to build attractive animation plugins that show effects like fading and sliding
Discover how jQuery handles third party plugins and how some portions of code can(not) be accessed
Implement time saving design patterns and best practices to optimize your plugins
Learn the ins and outs of some of the most popular plugins and how they actually work to do what they do
Learn via an in-depth practical approach, providing you with a simple, yet effective, structure to minimize efforts and obtain better results quickly
Learning jQuery 1.3
An introduction to jQuery that requires minimal programming experience
Detailed solutions to specific client-side problems
For web designers to create interactive elements for their designs
For developers to create the best user interface for their web applications
Packed with great examples, code, and clear explanations
Revised and updated version of the first book to help you learn jQuery
In this book, the authors share their knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm about jQuery to help you get the most from the library and to make your web applications shine. The book introduces jQuery and shows how you can write a functioning jQuery program in just three lines of code. It then guides you through CSS selectors and shows how to enhance the basic event handling mechanisms to give them a more elegant syntax. You will then learn to add impact to your actions through a set of simple visual effects and also to create, copy, reassemble, and embellish content using jQuery's DOM modification methods. You will also learn to send and retrieve information with AJAX methods. The book will then step you through many detailed, real-world examples and even equip you to extend the jQuery library itself with your own plug-ins.
Packed with great examples and clear explanations, this revised and updated version of Learning jQuery teaches you how to use jQuery 1.3.
What you will learn from this book :
This book will give you the tools you need to be on the cutting edge of the web development community. With these techniques at your disposal, you can:
Use selectors to get anything you want from a page
Make things happen on your page with events
Add flair to your actions with animation effects
Change your page on command with DOM manipulation
Use AJAX to get the most out of server-side code
Transform drab, static information containers into beautiful, dynamic tables
Breathe new life into online forms
Create dynamic shufflers, rotators, and galleries
Get started with official jQuery plug-ins
Customize by writing your own jQuery plug-ins