Choosing the Right jQuery Book for you

Are you struggling to decide what jQuery book is right for you? This page will help you choose.

So what is it that you want from jQuery?

  • I want to learn all about jQuery
  • I want to learn about the jQuery UI library
  • I want to learn about jQuery Animation
  • I want to get a broad, organized view of jQuery library
  • I want to utilize jQuery's plugin framework

Scroll down and the answers will become apparent...

 

Learn all about jQuery....

What do you know?
Nothing about jQuery. Good front-end development skills, HTML, CSS, comfortable with JavaScript.

What do you want to do?
Get started with jQuery, with a guide that is packed full of real-world examples and clear explanations.

Then choose this...

Learning jQuery, Third Edition. This book steps through each of the core concepts of the jQuery library, building an overall picture of its capabilities. Once you have thoroughly covered the basics, the book returns to each concept to cover more advanced examples and techniques.

If you're still using version 1 3, then go for the first edition:
Learning jQuery 1.3

If you're still using version 1.2, then go for the second edition:
Learning jQuery

Learn about the jQuery UI library...

What do you know?
The basics of jQuery, good front-end development skills, HTML, CSS, comfortable with JavaScript.

What do you want to do?
Learn jQuery UI to build front-end applications
Make use of the jQuery UI plugin for jQuery to create great user interface features effortlessly.

Then choose this...

jQuery UI 1.8: The User Interface Library for jQuery. An example-based approach leads you step-by-step through the implementation and customization of each library component and its associated resources.

If you're still using version 1.7, then go for the second edition:
jQuery UI 1.7: The User Interface Library for jQuery.

If you're still using version 1.6, then go for the first edition:
jQuery UI 1.6: The User Interface Library for jQuery.

Learn about jQuery Animation...

What do you know?
Good knowledge of HTML and CSS, and some experience with jQuery

What do you want to do?
Learn to implement subtle UI effects, user-triggered animations and full-page feature animations to animate the user interface of your web applications with jQuery.

Then choose this...

jQuery 1.4 Animation Techniques: Beginners Guide. This book and eBook will enable you to quickly master all of jQuery’s animation methods and build a toolkit of ready-to-use animations using jQuery 1.4.

 

 


Get a broad, organized view of jQuery library

What do you know?
Basic knowledge of HTML and comfortable with the syntax of JavaScript.

What do you want to do?
Explore the impressive jQuery JavaScript library and its capabilities with a real-world example and get a quick reference on their desk to refer to for particular details.

Then choose this...

jQuery 1.4 Reference Guide. The book is a detailed reference guide, and an invaluable resource for answers to all your queries about jQuery. It is intended to be a quick reference to help at times when you need to quickly confirm a feature of the library.

 

 


Utilize jQuery's plugin framework

What do you know?
A little background information about JS and jQuery.

What do you want to do?
Have a better understanding of the dynamics of jQuery when plugins come into play and push jQuery to its limits and develop awesome plugins to use in their websites.

Then choose this...

jQuery Plugin Development Beginner's Guide. This book takes a beginner's guide approach, giving you step-by-step instructions for creating a number of different jQuery plugins covering most of the common issues one may encounter when working on web pages and sites.

 


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