Best books to learn jquery for front end developers
Head First jQuery
If you want to learn—and understand—how to create interactive web pages, unobtrusive script, and cool animations that don’t kill your browser, this book is for you.
jQuery in Action, Third Edition
Learning jQuery, Fourth Edition By Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer
Starting with an introduction to jQuery, you will first be shown how to write a functioning jQuery program in just three lines of code. Learn how to add impact to your actions through a set of simple visual effects and to create, copy, reassemble, and embellish content using jQuery’s DOM modification methods. The book will take you through many detailed, real-world examples, and even equip you to extend the jQuery library itself with your own plug-ins.
jQuery Cookbook by Cody Lindley
jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition
- A practical, hands-on guide to using jQuery
- Ready-to-use best practice solutions
- Includes complete working code
- Fully updated for jQuery 1.6
Mastering jQuery has been written not only to help maximize your skills with core functionality in the library, but also to explore some of the more intriguing ways of using the library to achieve real-world solutions that could feature on any website or online environment.
You’ll start with a look at some of the more advanced ways to incorporate the library into your pages, followed by working with forms and advanced form validation using regular expressions. Next you’ll move on to animating in jQuery, advanced event handling, and using jQuery effects.
Finally, you will develop practical examples of using jQuery with external functionality such as node-webkit, before finishing with a session on optimizing your version of the library for maximum efficiency and exploring best practices for using QUnit.
This practical guide shows you how to make the most of jQuery to boost the performance of your websites and applications. It starts off with a quick glance through the basics of JQuery, followed by the explanation of JQuery selectors, filters, and DOM element manipulation. After this, you will learn how events and animations can be used to create and design beautiful and user-friendly sites. Next, you will be familiarized with Ajax functions to help you send and receive data from your server. Finally, it walks you through using built-in plugins and eventually create your own plugins for your websites.
This book takes a fast but thorough walk through jQuery. The goal is to get you writing fast and efficient jQuery quickly. It uses easy-to-read, jargon-free text and lots of ready-to-use code examples.
By the end of this book, you will be able to to build robust and efficient websites successfully using JQuery.
Web Development with jQuery, 2nd Edition
Web Development with jQuery:
- Focuses on the most recent features and capabilities of jQuery
- Reviews and explains the updates to popular features like jQuery UI, navigation, tables, interactive capabilities, audio, and video
- Includes expanded coverage of events, CSS, AJAX, animation, and drag and drop
- Demonstrates how to take advantage of new jQuery features that improve performance and speed
- Covers a variety of third-party jQuery plugins that can add more versatility to your web pages
- Uses clear descriptions, inspiring examples, and easy-to-follow diagrams
- Demonstrates the latest practices in progressive enhancement, cross-browser compatibility, and when you may be better off using CSS3
If you’re looking to create more enriching web experiences and express your creativity through code, then this is the book for you.
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