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The courses in this section will take you through the basics of working with jQuery. You’ll learn the fundamentals of the language before moving on to UI controls and jQuery effects and animations.
This course will guide you through the features of the jQuery "write less, do more" library. We'll demonstrate how you can use jQuery to select and manipulate DOM elements, process events, and build a compelling user interface for web clients.
jQuery UI provides abstractions for low-level interaction and animation, advanced effects, and high-level 'widgets'. This course guides you through all of the features of the jQuery UI library, and shows you how to use them to build highly interactive web applications.
Karl leverages his experience on the jQuery Team and gives a thorough walkthrough of all of the most important parts of jQuery. He discusses how to resolve some common misuses of each of these areas and also covers recent changes to jQuery like the new Ajax promise API and cleaning up your event handling and delegation by using the new "on" method.
The intermediate courses will build on the skills introduced in the previous section. You’ll learn about common jQuery bugs and how to fix them, in addition to working with forms and plugins.
Learn how to create great looking, responsive forms using Bootstrap 3. Make the most out of your forms by using jQuery form selectors, events and methods. This course covers Bootstrap form styling, jQuery validation, data binding to forms, third party form controls, autocomplete and touches upon server side processing of forms.
In this course we will examine common bugs that are accidentally introduced when developing with jQuery. For each bug we will expose the problem, explain what is going on, and then exterminate the issue with a solution. The goal is to help prevent you from making these mistakes and in the process gain a better understanding of how jQuery works.
Learn about many jQuery plugins that will allow you to greatly enhance user experience with very little effort. This course does not focus on creating plugins, but rather on many popular ones to use for your web site. See where you can find good plugins, how to decide which ones to use, and how to add them to your website without ruining your page performance.
These advanced courses will round out your jQuery knowledge. First you’ll see some handy tips and tricks you can use to improve your code quality, before diving into the advanced topics in jQuery like advanced event handling and customization.
jQuery provides a powerful set of features that can be used to build applications but do you know some of the key tips, tricks and best practices that can be used to reduce code, promote re-use and simplify maintenance? In the jQuery Tips and Tricks course Dan Wahlin and Elijah Manor will walk you through key tips and tricks learned over the years of building applications with jQuery. Topics covered include tips and tricks related to working with the DOM, handling and triggering events, making Ajax calls, working with and caching data locally, as well as taking advantage of built-in jQuery utility functions.
This course dives into several advanced topics in jQuery. Learn to leverage jQuery to move beyond simply selecting and manipulating DOM nodes. Some of the many topics covered include: authoring plugins for internal projects and for publication, improving performance of DOM node selection and insertion, customizing jQuery to add more defaults and named constants, using the data method to store and retrieve arbitrary data associated with DOM nodes, manipulating arrays and collections with jQuery's built-in utility methods, and handling events correctly even for dynamically created DOM nodes. This course also includes a comprehensive coverage of deferred objects and promises based on CommonJS. Code examples are given for most of the covered concepts.