Comprehensively explore the popular JavaScript library with Packt's new book on jQuery

February 2010 | AJAX, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce jQuery 1.4 Reference Guide a new book that helps readers explore the impressive jQuery JavaScript library features and capabilities. Written by Karl Swedburg and Jonathan Chaffer, this book is updated for version 1.4 of jQuery and offers an organized menu of every jQuery method, function, and selector.

jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. It is a cross-browser JavaScript library that emphasizes interaction between JavaScript and HTML. It also helps developers create plug-ins, further helping them in the creation of powerful and dynamic web pages.

jQuery 1.4 Reference Guide helps readers investigate jQuery's plug-in architecture, and discover the Form plug-in for combining AJAX techniques with HTML forms. They will also learn to create a powerful jQuery toolset using a combined set of a selector expressions as well as the corresponding DOM traversal method. Furthermore, this book will also provide readers with complete and functional jQuery-powered scripts through well designed examples.

This reference guide begins with a tutorial to jQuery and then moves on to detailed discussions on syntax specifications, thereby offering an organized menu of every jQuery method, function, and selector. Additionally, some of the latest features of jQuery such as Sizzle Selector, Native event delegation, Event triggering and DOM manipulation is thoroughly discussed in this book.

Web Developers having basic knowledge of CSS and HTML and willing to have a broad, organized view of the jQuery library, will find this book a beneficial and enjoyable read. For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/jquery-1-4-reference-guide/book

jQuery 1.4 Reference Guide
A comprehensive exploration of the popular JavaScript library

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/jquery-1-4-reference-guide/book

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