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Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript™ in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition by Phil Ballard, Michael Moncur

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Hour 21. The jQuery UI User Interface Library

What You’ll Learn in This Hour

• What jQuery UI is all about

• Using the ThemeRoller

• How to include jQuery UI in your pages

• Interactions: drag, drop, resize, and sort

• Using widgets: accordions, date pickers, and tabs

In the previous hour you learned about the jQuery open source JavaScript library. In this hour you see how to use its companion library jQuery UI.

jQuery UI provides advanced effects and theme-able widgets that help you to build interactive web applications.

What jQuery UI Is All About

The jQuery development team decided to launch an “official” collection of plug-ins for jQuery, bringing together a wide range of popular user interface components and giving them a common interface ...

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