jQuery: Novice to Ninja: New Kicks And Tricks


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jQuery: Novice to Ninja: New Kicks And Tricks

Published February 2012

Simple, fast, versatile — JavaScript the way it should be!

jQuery: Novice to Ninja: New Kicks And Tricks (2nd Edition) is your fast track to mastering jQuery—the all-conquering JavaScript framework. Used by over half the world’s top 10,000 websites, jQuery is the fastest, most efficient way to add killer functionality to your site. Now in its second edition, you’ll be taken through the fundamentals of jQuery, adding interactivity and animation to your websites. Then, you’ll be taken through more sophisticated techniques, including plugins, UI widgets, and the brand new jQuery mobile framework.

Oh yeah, and the whole SitePoint library! Learn More.

What you'll learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of jQuery, adding interactivity and animation to your websites
  • 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
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 390 pg
Meet your author
Earle Castledine

Earle Castledine—JavaScript flâneur and internet flibbertigibbet—is back! By day it’s serious business while Earle steers the ship as lead engineer at hot startups. By night his attention turns to the world of weird art and wonderful game design.

Meet your author
Craig Sharkie

Craig was once happy to call himself a developer, speaker, author, and advocate. Since then, he’s added husband, JS meet founder, father, and JSConf organizer to the list. Now he is twice - and often thrice - happy

Contents

  1. Falling in Love with jQuery
  2. Selecting, Decorating, and Enhancing
  3. Animating, Scrolling, and Resizing
  4. Images and Slideshows
  5. Menus, Tabs, Tooltips, and Panels
  6. Construction, Ajax, and Interactivity
  7. Forms, Controls, and Dialogs
  8. Lists, Trees, and Tables
  9. Plugins, Themes, and Advanced Topics

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