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jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition

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Chapter 4Images and Slideshows

There’s no more fooling around now. With the basics well and truly under our belts, we already have unlimited potential to create some world-class effects. Our client is over the moon; we’ve dragged his website into the present, and now his questionable startup has found favor with several of the big social networking sites. He’s asked us to add in some “stuff” that really cooks: “image galleries, slideshows, fading effects—the works!” And why not? We have the tools, and we have the talent! It would be a fairly boring Internet (at least visually) without images; much of the content we receive on our web-based travels is in the form of pictures and design elements such as borders, icons, and gradients that help to ...

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