Instant jQuery UI Starter [Instant]

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Learn in an Instant - Short, Fast, Focused
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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Learn how you can effectively utilize jQuery UI!
  • Refresh your JavaScript and jQuery skills
  • Quickly create Widgets and interactions

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 46 pages
Release Date : May 2013
ISBN : 1782168230
ISBN 13 : 9781782168232
Author(s) : Jesse Boyer
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Web Development, Web Development, Web Development, jQuery, Open Source, Web Development

Table of Contents

Instant jQuery UI Starter
  • Instant jQuery UI Starter
    • So, what is jQuery UI?
      • Benefits of UI
      • Reading code in this book
    • Installation
      • Step 1 – what do I need?
      • Step 2 – create your workspace
      • Step 3 – setting up the code
      • Step 4 – verify whether your setup is correct
      • And that's it
    • Quick start – JavaScript refresher and our first widget
      • Step 1 – JavaScript refresher
      • Step 2 – jQuery refresher
      • Step 3 – console.log is your best friend
      • Step 4 – creating the slider widget
    • Top 5 features you need to know about
      • Creating a draggable and droppable fruit crate
      • Creating selectable sodas
      • Effects and UI CSS
      • Making better buttons, checkboxes, and radios
      • Creating a modal window
    • People and places you should get to know
      • Official sites
      • Articles and tutorials
      • Community
      • Blogs
      • Twitter

Jesse Boyer

Jesse Boyer began his programming adventure in 1997 when he was 12 years old. In his teenage years he had trouble in school, partly because it was uninteresting. Yet he loved creating ideas from nothing, with the help of a computer. Jesse's parents encouraged his learning by giving him programming books throughout the years. He now has a career as a programmer. Jesse lives in Florida with his wife Ana Sofia.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Quick run through on jQuery Selectors and Javascript types
  • Install jQuery UI and use it in any Theme
  • Refreshment on JavaScript Types
  • Create a Sliding Widget and Manipulate the DOM
  • Customize Widgets with Options
  • Take Advantage of Drag and Drop functionality

In Detail

Adding beautiful and dynamic user interfaces to your web applications can be time consuming but is a crucial part of development. jQuery UI lets you harness appealing visual features in your web application with minimal effort and hassle. JQuery UI Starter is your one stop solution to overcome this challenge.

"Instant jQuery UI Starter" covers all the utilities of jQuery UI that you will need to create stunning visual interfaces. Diving into core features and customization in an approach broken down into 3 key sections (Widgets, Interactions and Effects), you'll be guided step-by-step through engaging examples to let your creativity flow.

This book gradually introduces you to JavaScript and jQuery so you understand what you are doing with UI, and why you are doing it. You'll look at the popular Widgets section and will learn how to customize them with JavaScript objects.

Once you learn how easy it is, you'll effortlessly move on to Interactions, followed by Effects. If you are interested in a quick and easy-to-follow book - this is it. In jQuery UI Starter you will learn how to utilize the library with any project you choose. You'll understand how to use the API and add any additional features you might want.


Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks.A quick and easy-to-follow book on jQuery UI, it’s is packed with the features of jQuery UI that you need to know to enhance your web applications.

Who this book is for

This book is aimed at people who have heard about jQuery UI but don't feel like they've had a thorough introduction.

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