Build highly interactive web applications with ready to use widgets, using Packt’s new book and eBook

April 2014 | Cookbooks, Enterprise, Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery, a detailed guide packed with clear explanations of how to easily design elegant and powerful frontend interfaces for web applications. The book contains revised and updated code targeted at both jQuery UI 1.10 and jQuery 2. The book has 502 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook is available in Kindle or PDF for $25.49.

About the authors:

Alex Libby

Alex Libby is from an IT support background. He has been involved in supporting end users for the last 15 years in a variety of different environments, and currently works as a Technical Analyst, supporting a medium-sized SharePoint estate for an international parts distributor, based in the UK. Although Alex gets to play with different technologies in his day job, his first true love has always been with the open source movement, and in particular experimenting with CSS/CSS3 and HTML5. To date, Alex has written five books based on jQuery, HTML5 Video, and CSS for Packt Publishing, and has reviewed several more (including one on learning jQuery). jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery is Alex's sixth book with Packt Publishing.

Dan Wellman

Dan Wellman is an author and frontend engineer living on the south coast of the UK and working in London. By day he works for Skype and has a blast writing application-grade JavaScript. By night he writes books and tutorials focused mainly on frontend web development. He is also a staff writer for the Tuts+ arm of the Envato network, and occasionally writes for .Net magazine.

jQuery UI is a JavaScript library that provides abstractions for low-level interaction and animation, advanced effects and high-level widgets, built on top of the jQuery JavaScript library, that can be used to build interactive web applications. jQuery UI is a curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets

With jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery, learn how widgets can be themed through the CSS framework, apply themes and widgets to style the interface, and also configure the different components, including the new Tooltip and Menu widgets.

This book helps readers understand the different options that each component uses, and how to add flair to the interface with animation effects. Readers can learn more about each widget programmatically using its methods and event hooks, and in the process discover advanced functionality supported by the different Tabs.

jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Introducing jQuery UI

Chapter 2: The CSS Framework and Other Utilities

Chapter 3: Using the Tabs Widget

Chapter 4: The Accordion Widget

Chapter 5: The Dialog

Chapter 6: The Slider and Progressbar Widgets

Chapter 7: The Datepicker Widget

Chapter 8: The Button and Autocomplete Widgets

Chapter 9: Creating Menus

Chapter 10: Working with Tooltips

Chapter 11: Drag and Drop

Chapter 12: The Resizable Component

Chapter 13: Selecting and Sorting with jQuery UI

Chapter 14: UI Effects

This book is for frontend designers and developers who need to learn how to use jQuery UI quickly. To get the most out of this book, readers should have a good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and should ideally be comfortable using jQuery. To learn more about the book please visit:http://www.packtpub.com/jquery-ui-1-10-user-interface-library/book


jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery
Packed with clear explanations of how to easily design elegant and powerful frontend interfaces for your web applications

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/jquery-ui-1-10-user-interface-library/book

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