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Learn
  • How to structure your first plugin
  • How to use YQL to write a plugin that is able to read from the Twitter API
  • How to write your very own carousel
  • How to write your own jQuery Validation plugin
  • How to test your plug-in with QUnit
  • How to make your plugins flexible and reusable
About

jQuery plugins helps you to extend jQuery’s prototype object. jQuery plugins are used to achieve a specific task with a collection of elements, they are modular and reusable across several projects.

Instant jQuery Boilerplate for Plugins is a hands on guide to writing your own plugins. The recipes in this book will guide you through the steps of plug-in development.

Each recipe is a short tutorial within itself that will help you explore different options available within jQuery by providing a clear explanation on what jQuery Boilerplate has to offer. By the end of the book, you will have learned how to write a plugin and will be ready to start writing plugins of your own.

Features
  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Build your first basic jQuery Plugin
  • Learn how to make your plugin configurable
  • Get to grips with the structure of jQuery Boilerplate
Page Count 82
Course Length 2 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781849519717
Date Of Publication 21 Aug 2013

Authors

Jonathan Fielding

Jonathan Fielding attended the University of Hull where he studied Internet computing. Since completing his degree, he has worked for a variety of companies across banking and marketing fields, developing both frontend and backend systems. Jonathan currently works for McCormack & Morrison, a digital agency based in London, UK, developing responsive websites for clients that include Virgin Active, Nyetimber, and Intent Media. As a regular contributor to open source, he has launched several of his own open source projects, including several jQuery plugins, and regularly publishes tutorials on his blog with the aim of sharing knowledge.