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10 jQuery/JavaScript Documentation Resources

By Sam Deering



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JavaScript libraries new and old grow and mature just like web browsers and server-side platforms. As a JavaScript developer, you’ll have to keep up with the latest news and learn new skills because staying at the top of your game is important. Here, we’ve collected a list of 10 JavaScript documentation resources to help you save time. Have fun!

1. jQAPI – Alternative jQuery Documentation – For Version 1.6

To Do (What is still on the list.)
> Fix links to other pages.
> Make a page for the different return types and fix the links.
> Auto scroll the navigation when keys are used.

2. jQuery API Browser

The API browser will work in Safari, Firefox 3 and IE7.

3. jQuery Core API

Adds more elements, matched by the given expression, to the set of matched elements.

4. jQuery API


5. Visual jQuery 1.3


6. Mozilla Developer Network

The MDN has become the de facto resource for JavaScript documentation, and is an excellent resource for beginners and seasoned developers alike. The MDN also has a thorough DOM reference, which we highly recommend checking out as well.

7. 14 Days of jQuery

Here’s to bring you fourteen consecutive days of new releases to celebrate the release of jQuery 1.4.

8. How to Node

It offers a great collection of articles on NodeJS development since not all JavaScript development takes place in the browser. NodeJS is one of the web’s most popular server-side JavaScript frameworks, whether you’re a seasoned Node developer or someone who’s looking to add server-side JavaScript to his repertoire.

9. Douglas Crockford’s JavaScript Videos

An undisputed expert in JavaScript, Douglas Crockford is Yahoo’s JavaScript architect and is one of the individuals instrumental in the planning, development and future growth of the language. The videos and transcripts on the YUI blog derive from a series of talks given by Mr. Crockford about the history of JavaScript, its future and its use today.

10. jQuery API (Remy Sharp)


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Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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