Top 5 jQuery Plugin Authoring Guides

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The development of jQuery plugins has taken off over the last few years. Why not get involved and create your own jQuery plugins? In this post we are sharing you what we think the Top 5 Plugin Authoring Guides among others. Enjoy!

1. Plugins/Authoring

This post will outline the basics, best practices, and common pitfalls to watch out for as you begin writing your plugin.


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2. A Really Simple jQuery Plugin Tutorial

Have you not been satisfied with our JS file and you always find it so messy? In this tutorial, learn how to write a jQuery plugin to tidy up the JavaScript file.

Simple jQuery Plugin

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3. The Definitive Guide to Creating a Practical jQuery Plugin

Learn how to build your very own jQuery plugin step-by-step from scratch; jQuery makes this task exceptionally easy for us, giving us a simple method of packaging up our scripts and exposing their functionality, and encouraging the use of scalable and reusable object-oriented techniques.

Practical jQuery Plugin

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4. Essential jQuery Plugin Patterns

This pattern is ideal for developers who are either new to plugin development or who just want to achieve something simple (such as a utility plugin).

Essential jQuery Plugin Patterns

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5. A Plugin Development Pattern

This article is meant to share the pattern that I’ve found especially useful for plugin authoring.

Plugin Development Pattern

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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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