Build powerful, interactive plugins to implement jQuery in the best way possible
Utilize jQuery's plugin framework to create a wide range of useful jQuery plugins from scratch
Understand development patterns and best practices and move up the ladder to master plugin development
Discover the ins and outs of some of the most popular jQuery plugins in action
A Beginner's Guide packed with examples and step-by-step instructions to quickly get your hands dirty in developing high quality jQuery plugins
With this exhaustive guide in hand, you can start building your own plugins in a matter of minutes! This book takes you beyond the basics of jQuery and enables you to take full advantage of jQuery's powerful plugin architecture to deliver highly interactive content to your website viewers.
This book contains all the information you need to successfully author your very own jQuery plugin with a particular focus on the practical aspect of design and development.
This book will also cover some details of real life plugins and explain their functioning to gain a better understanding of the overall concept of plugin development and jQuery plugin architecture.
Different topics regarding plugin development are discussed, and you will learn how to develop many types of add-ons, ranging from media plugins (such as slideshows, video and audio controls, and so on) to various utilities (image pre-loading, handling cookies) and use and applications of jQuery effects and animations (sliding, fading, combined animations) to eventually demonstrate how all of these plugins can be merged and give birth to a new, more complex, and multipurpose script that comes in handy in a lot of situations.
A practical straightforward guide for creating your first jQuery plugin