JQuery

Okay the next thing on our list beginning with a ‘J’ is JQuery! Yay! So um…what’s that?

If you have started playing around with JavaScript you would have noticed it is quite a lot to grasp and daunting at times. JQuery to the rescue! JQuery is a cross-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. It’s a free open source software and the most popular JavaScript library in use. Created by web author John Resig it was released in 2006.

JQuery’s syntax was developed to make navigating a document, creating animations, dealing with events, selecting DOM elements and develop Ajax applications easier. It also lets you create plug-ins to develop advanced effects and themed widgets. It modifies the look of your web page and changes the content of a page. It alters the way the user interacts with the page and provides Ajax support. It also irons out browser quirks.

 

 

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About nicobaleng

My paradoxical love for the web is feeling immense freedom while confined to a seated position behind a desk. This is what the world wide web has to offer. Learning about the latest technological toys or playing around with programs sounds like nerds-play, but once you start exploring, the pc monitor in front of you becomes less and less intimidating. Tracked and documented I will share the journey of an average Joe like me, moving up toward achieving a black belt in web design! KAPOW!

Posted on October 3, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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