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CSS3 For Dummies by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 6

Creating a Test Site with jQuery and jQuery UI

In This Chapter

arrow Working with the basic jQuery features

arrow Understanding why jQuery UI is a good addition to your toolbox

arrow Developing applications using the jQuery UI controls

arrow Developing applications using the jQuery UI interactions

arrow Developing applications using the jQuery UI special effects

arrow Defining the basic page layout

Third-party libraries are a cornerstone of creating web-based applications today because most developers (and even many designers) simply don’t have the time to perform every task required to create a new site by hand. In fact, it doesn’t make sense to create everything by hand when someone else already has done most of the work for you. The day of the Application Programming Interface (API), as libraries are often called, is at hand. This chapter is about two of the most popular libraries: jQuery and jQuery UI. ...

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