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Pro jQuery 2.0, Second Edition by Adam Freeman

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CHAPTER 5

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jQuery Basics

In this chapter, I will introduce you to your first jQuery script. The script is simple, but it demonstrates many of the most important characteristics of jQuery, including how you select elements in the document, how such selections are presented to you, and the nature of the relationship between jQuery and the built-in DOM API that is part of the HTML specification. Table 5-1 provides the summary for this chapter.

Table 5-1. Chapter Summary

Problem Solution Listing
Add jQuery to an HTML document. Use the link element to import the jQuery element, linking either to your web server or to a CDN. Add a script

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