jQuery 2.0 is the latest version of the jQuery framework. Suitable for modern web browsers it provides a robust API for web application development. It is fast becoming the tool of choice for web developers the world over and sets the standard for simplicity,flexibility and extensibility in website design.
In Pro jQuery 2.0 seasoned author, Adam Freeman, demonstrates how to get the most from jQuery 2.0 by focussing on the practical features of the technology and how they can be applied to solving real-world problems. In this comprehensive reference he goes in depth to give you the practical knowledge that you need.
Each topic is covered clearly and concisely, and is packed with the details you'll need to learn to be truly effective. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment, and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of jQuery.
What you'll learn
Understand the capabilities of jQuery and why it is special
Use the core of jQuery to enrich HTML5, including tables, forms and data displays
Use jQuery UI to create rich and fluid user experiences
Use rich interactions such as drag and drop, sortable data and touch sensitivity
Use jQuery Mobile to create touch-enabled interfaces for mobile devices and tablets
Extend jQuery by creating custom plugins and widgets
Who this book is for
This book is for working developers who want to learn about jQuery in detail. Quick refreshers of HTML and CSS are given to help you get up to speed, but a good working knowledge of the basics is assumed.
The advice given in this book is relevant to developers working with any development environment. The examples are demonstrated using Microsoft Windows and Visual Studio but are equally applicable to any other web development environment.