jQuery: Novice to Ninja: New Kicks And Tricks
By Earle Castledine & Craig Sharkie
What will I learn?
In the second edition of this practical and fun-to-read book, you’ll learn the fundamentals of jQuery, adding interactivity and animation to your websites. You’ll then move on to more sophisticated techniques, including using plugins, UI widgets, and the brand new jQuery Mobile framework.
- Effortlessly control any page element with powerful jQuery selectors,
- Construct impressive animations with just a few lines of code,
- Tap the power of jQuery UI to create complex menus, tooltips, and panels,
- Add intelligent interactive forms and elegant drop-down menus,
- Build a complete working application, StarTrackr!, as you learn,
- Use jQuery Mobile to create compelling mobile apps,
- And much more…
Who should read this book?
Meet the Authors
Sporting a Masters in Information Technology and a lifetime of experience on the Web of Hard Knocks, Earle Castledine (aka Mr Speaker) is a world-renowned expert on the jQuery framework. When not conducting countless web-based experiments, he’s sharing his expertise to audiences all over the globe.
“Very well organized, much better than other books on this subject I've examined. Clearly written and easy to find what I need in the index.”
“Fantastic book, filled with useful content on jQuery. My experience is mainly with server side development and I'm very much a beginner with jQuery. I've learnt a lot about jQuery and also a lot about how to think like a front-end developer. This book really lives up to its title.”
“The book is a great intro into jQuery. Well done and I'd have no hesitation using your material again.”
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