Présentation de l'éditeur
If you want to start using jQuery NOW, you won't have time to labor through a large tome or to wrestle with the massive online documentation. Fortunately, you can be a productive jQuery programmer without knowing all of jQuery's vast collection of methods and options.
What "jQuery: Just the Basics" does for you is to select the smallest and most essential set of jQuery features that will still allow you to perform the majority of web development tasks. It then explains these features thoroughly, using many code examples and links to further information in the online help. The book's teach-by-example approach saves much unnecessary verbiage -- often you'll understand a technique by just glancing at the example.
The book is designed to be read through from the beginning, and is written with a step-by-step logic and a minimum of repetition. Although it focuses on the basics of jQuery and is intended to get you started quickly, it's NOT a superficial survey. It provides all the information, insights, and tips you'll need to get started writing that next great web application!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The book is approximately 175 pages long. It was designed, written, and formatted specifically for the Kindle, and you can read it on any Kindle device or free reading app. (Reading the book in Kindle Cloud Reader isn't recommended because of the reader's non-standard formatting.) The manuscript was prepared so that the source code listings are easy to view on an e-reader, and the book is simple to navigate.
THE COMPANION WEBSITE
You'll find a companion website for the book at DigitalArtisanPress.com, where you can contact the author.
Chapter 1. Using jQuery in Your Web Pages
Chapter 2. Selecting Web-Page Elements
Chapter 3. Traversing Web-Page Elements
Chapter 4. Modifying the Web Page
Chapter 5. Scripting CSS Styles
Chapter 6. Generating Animation Effects
Chapter 7. Handling Web-Page Events
Chapter 8. Ajax!
Chapter 9. Creating jQuery Plugins
Michael J Young has a master's degree in computer science and is the author of 30 books on computing. His book "XML Step by Step" won the top award, "Distinguished Technical Communication," in the 2000-2001 International Technical Publications Competition of the Society for Technical Communication.
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