Hands-on Web Application Development with jQuery [Video]

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  • Discover the Document Object Model and how to manipulate it with jQuery
  • Find out how to create the best user interface for your web applications
  • Discover events and how to use them to respond to user actions using jQuery
  • Add flair to your actions with a variety of different animation effects
  • Master event handling to bring your web pages to life
  • Use selectors in a variety of ways to get anything you want from a page when you need it
  • Call RESTful web services with jQuery to access remote data

Want to build outstanding visual and interactive web applications by adding amazing JavaScript functionality with ease? jQuery, a fast, extensible, and feature-rich JavaScript library, will come to your rescue. It is easy to get started with and helps you build complex scripting functionality in just a few lines of code.

Our course, although concise, covers just the right content you'll need to build highly scalable applications in JS and jQuery. In this course, you will learn the core capabilities of the jQuery library, including demonstrations of DOM manipulation and traversal; implement animations; and make JSON as well as AJAX requests. You will also manipulate events and change how the user interacts with the page. Throughout the course, you will be building an interactive quiz application using popular JS and jQuery functionalities.

By the end of the course, you will be able to apply jQuery within real-world applications and develop extensible, quicker, and interactive web apps with a powerful yet lightweight jQuery library.

The code bundle for this video course is available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Hands-on-Web-Application-Development-with-jQuery

Style and Approach

This course covers learning jQuery for beginners, taking students on a journey from start to finish using a step-by-step approach. Each section of this course will teach you to achieve a certain task with jQuery in a practical hands-on way while building an interactive quiz application. You will be amazed at how powerful just a few lines of code in jQuery can be. This course is packed full of examples, useful code snippets, and top resource suggestions.

  • Hands-on guide to building powerful and effective web applications from scratch with jQuery by taking your JavaScript skills to another level
  • Real-world exercises to practice what you've learned and added it to your portfolio to showcase your jQuery skills
  • Learn and implement the most frequently used jQuery functions and techniques within fewer lines of codes and save hours of hard work on a daily basis
Course Length 3 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781789343809
Date Of Publication 28 Dec 2018


Laurence Svekis

Laurence Svekis is an instructor. He has 18+ years' work experience in web development, providing smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses. An experienced web application developer, he has worked on multiple enterprise-level applications, hundreds of websites and business solutions, and many unique and innovative web applications. His web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, and MySQL—in short, anything to do with web creation and digital experience. He is passionate about everything to do with web application development and programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO.