Mastering jQuery UI

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  • Create mashups using APIs of popular websites such as Reddit and Google Maps
  • Integrate AJAX with different components
  • Create projects that solve real-world problems and are not theoretical
  • Discover the best usage of components in a given situation
  • Use effects to make the UI more interactive
  • Use JSONP to make cross-origin AJAX requests
  • Get to grips with best practices to use while developing with jQuery UI

With browsers becoming more and more powerful each day, the jQuery UI library provides tools that can be used to create feature rich and interactive applications without bearing the pain of writing numerous lines of JavaScript.

Mastering jQuery UI will help you explore the depths of the jQuery UI library. Right from the first chapter, you will build your own projects while learning the intricacies of the library. Each chapter explores a new topic and covers some related components. By gaining confidence from the initial chapters you will proceed ahead to create complex applications like the Tabbed News reader utilizing the AJAX and Reddit APIs. As a bonus, you will also learn about the best and most proven practices earned through years of diligent work on the jQuery UI platform.

Each chapter is an independent mini project in itself covering different components from jQuery UI. You won't have to wait long to actually build something functional.

  • Create useful mashups by plugging together different components along with APIs
  • Design your own widgets like captchas, a color picker, news reader, puzzles, and many others
  • Take your jQuery UI skills to next level by exploring the ins and outs and nuances of jQuery UI components
Page Count 312
Course Length 9 hours 21 minutes
ISBN 9781783286652
Date Of Publication 25 Feb 2015


Vijay Joshi

Vijay Joshi is a full stack web developer having more than a decade of experience in working with PHP and JavaScript. He loves to work on open-source software and is especially fond of PHP, NodeJS, JavaScript, VueJS, and React. He is also the author of PHP jQuery Cookbook, Mastering jQuery UI, and the technical reviewer of PHP AJAX Cookbook and jQuery UI 1.8 published by Packt. Having learned so much from the open-source community, he wants to give back to the community by helping them learn different open source tools.