Pro jQuery by Adam Freeman

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C H A P T E R  13

Working with Forms

In this chapter, I will show you the support that jQuery provides for working with HTML forms. In part, I will recap the form-related events and the jQuery methods you can use to manage them, but most of this chapter is dedicated to a plugin that provides a great mechanism for validating the values that users enter into a form before it is submitted to a server. If you have written any kind of form-based web application, you will have realized that users will enter all sorts of data into a form, so validation is an important process.

I begin this chapter by introducing the Node.js server script that you will use in this part of the book. For this chapter, the script doesn't do a great deal other than show ...

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