Instant jQuery 2.0 Table Manipulation How-to

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  • Mark up your code to use jQuery selectors effectively
  • Learn jQuery to drastically simplify tasks that would be much more difficult in plain old JavaScript
  • Build interactivity into your pages without reloading the page or calling back to the server
  • Take advantage of powerful AJAX techniques that allow you to communicate with the server without refreshing the page
  • Use simple jQuery functions to enhance your HTML tables

When jQuery was introduced, it took the JavaScript world by storm. Years later, it shows no sign of slowing down. Its powerful yet concise syntax helps to simplify tasks that might otherwise be difficult or complex. Whether you're a JavaScript novice or an expert, jQuery is a valuable addition to your toolbox.

Instant jQuery 2.0 Table Manipulation How-to shows you how to quickly and easily add style and functionality to your HTML tables. You'll be amazed to see how easy it is. Just don't let your customers know!

HTML tables can be boring. Sure, we can make them more stylish with CSS, but users want interactivity. They want to be able to sort columns, see totals, filter data, and page through information in easily digestible chunks.

Starting off with a plain HTML table, and an ID and a few class attributes, you will see the transformations occur with just a few lines of jQuery. Instant jQuery 2.0 Table Manipulation How-to progresses to showing you how to highlight specific table cells and filter table data, and even sort columns or page through data.

Regardless of your skill level with JavaScript or jQuery, this book will walk you through the deceptively simple steps needed to add functionality and interactivity to your HTML tables.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Use simple jQuery functions to enhance your HTML tables
  • Demonstrate client side functionality and add AJAX for server side integration
  • Modify your tables without editing your HTML
Page Count 56
Course Length 1 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781782164692
Date Of Publication 26 Mar 2013


Charlie Griefer

Charlie Griefer has been building websites and applications since 1996, which makes him 217 years old in Internet years.

A native of New Jersey, he moved to Phoenix in 1995, where he resided for 10 years before going on a whirlwind tour of the country in search of happiness or something similar. Short stints in Florida, California (lower), and California (upper) ultimately led to his return to Phoenix in 2010.

Charlie is currently a Senior Web Applications Developer at World Singles, where his day-to-day activities include CFML, Clojure, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, MongoDB, and grudgingly, some CSS.

When he's not in front of the computer working on code, he can be found in front of the computer playing with code.

When he's not in front of the computer at all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, or trying to survive Krav Maga classes. He infrequently blogs at