[TutsPlus] 30 Days to Learn jQuery
You know you need to learn jQuery. Everyone else has, and you’re falling behind! No worries; it’s a brand new year, and what better way to celebrate it than by learning a new skill? Give me thirty minutes every day for the next month, and I’ll transform you into a jQuery pro!
If you want to get started quickly, check out our new course: Introduction to jQuery. Why not follow up learning jQuery by building a jQuery plugin in our short course: Write a jQuery Plugin.
Web developers have had to overcome a lot of obstacles. Probably the biggest hurdle that we’ve faced is the browser itself. Not only have we had to work around the incompatibilities of various browsers, but even at the best of times, we’ve been faced with hard-to-use, low-level APIs like the Document Object Model (DOM) and XmlHttpRequest. Many libraries have been created to work around these problems, but one in particular has stood the test of time and has become the de facto standard: jQuery. In fact, jQuery is so popular that you would be hard pressed to find a website that doesn’t use it!
In this course, Envato Tuts+ instructor Jeremy McPeak will teach you everything you need to know to get started using jQuery in your projects. First, we’ll look at getting and setting up the library, and then we’ll jump right into using it to change the content on a page. You’ll learn how to use jQuery to manipulate elements, including changing styles and attributes, and then you’ll go on to use events, animation, and AJAX. At the end, you’ll have a chance to practice some of these concepts by writing a fully functional accordion component.
Created by Jeffrey Way
Last updated 2/2012
Size: 1.03 GB