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PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, Fourth Edition by Larry Ullman

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15. Introducing jQuery

In This Chapter

What is jQuery? 458

Incorporating jQuery 460

Using jQuery 463

Selecting Page Elements 466

Event Handling 469

DOM Manipulation 473

Using Ajax 479

Review and Pursue 492

New in this edition of the book is this chapter, introducing the jQuery JavaScript framework. As JavaScript has developed into a more valuable language over the past decade, its meaningful usage has become commonplace in today’s Web sites. Accordingly, many PHP developers are expected to know a bit of JavaScript as well.

Although this chapter cannot present full coverage of JavaScript or jQuery, you’ll learn more than enough to be able to add to your PHP-based projects the features that users have come to expect. In the process, you’ll also ...

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