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jQuery in Action, Second Edition by Yehuda Katz, Bear Bibeault

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Chapter 6. Beyond the DOM with jQuery utility functions

This chapter covers

  • The jQuery browser support information
  • Using other libraries with jQuery
  • Array manipulation functions
  • Extending and merging objects
  • Dynamically loading new scripts
  • And more ...

Up to this point, we’ve spent a fair number of chapters examining the jQuery methods that operate upon a set of DOM elements wrapped by the $() function. But you may recall that, way back in chapter 1, we also introduced the concept of utility functions—functions namespaced by jQuery/$ that don’t operate on a wrapped set. These functions could be thought of as top-level functions except that they’re defined on the $ instance rather than window, keeping them out of the global namespace. ...

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