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Instant jQuery UI Starter

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Jesse Boyer

Discover how you can create rich end-user experiences for your web applications with jQuery UI
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782168232
Paperback46 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Learn how you can effectively utilize jQuery UI!
  • Refresh your JavaScript and jQuery skills
  • Quickly create Widgets and interactions

Who This Book Is For

This book is aimed at people who have heard about jQuery UI but don't feel like they've had a thorough introduction.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant jQuery UI Starter
So, what is jQuery UI?
Installation
Quick start – JavaScript refresher and our first widget
Top 5 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Quick run through on jQuery Selectors and Javascript types
  • Install jQuery UI and use it in any Theme
  • Refreshment on JavaScript Types
  • Create a Sliding Widget and Manipulate the DOM
  • Customize Widgets with Options
  • Take Advantage of Drag and Drop functionality

In Detail

Adding beautiful and dynamic user interfaces to your web applications can be time consuming but is a crucial part of development. jQuery UI lets you harness appealing visual features in your web application with minimal effort and hassle. JQuery UI Starter is your one stop solution to overcome this challenge.

"Instant jQuery UI Starter" covers all the utilities of jQuery UI that you will need to create stunning visual interfaces. Diving into core features and customization in an approach broken down into 3 key sections (Widgets, Interactions and Effects), you'll be guided step-by-step through engaging examples to let your creativity flow.

This book gradually introduces you to JavaScript and jQuery so you understand what you are doing with UI, and why you are doing it. You'll look at the popular Widgets section and will learn how to customize them with JavaScript objects.

Once you learn how easy it is, you'll effortlessly move on to Interactions, followed by Effects. If you are interested in a quick and easy-to-follow book - this is it. In jQuery UI Starter you will learn how to utilize the library with any project you choose. You'll understand how to use the API and add any additional features you might want.

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