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Learn jQuery and JavaScript in 24 one-hour lessons

Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours helps you build dynamic single-page web apps that deliver the rich experiences your users want.

This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to create effects, animations, lists, complex forms, and more. In just a few hours, you’ll be building great user interfaces for any device, even the newest smartphones and tablets. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common jQuery and JavaScript development tasks.
  • Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
  • Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills
  • Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Learn how to…

  • Quickly start building web pages with jQuery and JavaScript
  • Master jQuery syntax, logic, functions, and objects
  • Efficiently access, manipulate, and navigate DOM elements
  • Build highly interactive web pages with events and event handlers
  • Implement cookies, pop-up windows, and timers
  • Create animations, special effects, and image galleries
  • Construct, interact with, and validate forms
  • Use advanced elements, such as table filters, custom dialogs, and dynamic sparklines
  • Access server-side data via AJAX
  • Work with data using JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Build superior user interfaces more quickly with jQuery UI
  • Add richer page interactions with jQuery UI Widgets
  • Create mobile-friendly pages with jQuery Mobile
  • Customize your mobile pages with jQuery Mobile ThemeRoller

Contents at a Glance

PART I: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development

HOUR 1: Intro to Dynamic Web ProgrammingHOUR 2: Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages

HOUR 3: Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy

HOUR 4: Adding CSS/CSS3 Styles to Allow Dynamic Design and LayoutHOUR 5: Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax

HOUR 6: Understanding and Using JavaScript Objects

PART II: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Web Pages

HOUR 7: Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery ObjectsHOUR 8: Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery

HOUR 9: Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages

HOUR 10: Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages

HOUR 11: Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

PART III: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages

HOUR 12: Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects HOUR 13: Interacting with Web Forms HOUR 14: Creating Advanced Web Page Elements

PART IV: Advanced Concepts

HOUR 15: Accessing Server-Side Data via AJAX

HOUR 16: Interacting with External Services, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Flickr

PART V: jQuery UI

HOUR 17: Introducing jQuery UI HOUR 18: Using jQuery UI Effects

HOUR 19: Advanced Interactions Using jQuery UI Interaction Widgets

HOUR 20: Using jQuery UI Widgets to Add Rich Interactions to Web Pages

PART VI: jQuery Mobile

HOUR 21: Introducing Mobile Website Development HOUR 22: Implementing Mobile Web Pages

HOUR 23: Formatting Content in Mobile Pages HOUR 24: Implementing Mobile Form Elements and Controls

Synopsis:

More than 30% of the world’s largest web sites already use jQuery, and since it’s supported in all major browsers, any web professional can use it to supercharge their own sites. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to leverage jQuery’s power in tasks ranging from simple effects to complex forms. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that’s come before, teaching jQuery’s features and add-ons from the ground up, in the context of delivering real solutions. Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours covers all this, and much more:

  • Understanding and accessing the jQuery libraries
  • Adding effects and creating animations
  • Designing multimedia slideshows and lightboxes
  • Handling events, interacting with forms, and instrumenting callbacks
  • Taking advantage of jQuery plugins
  • Creating sortable lists, drag and droppable elements, and resizable images
  • Working iwth data: JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Accessing server-side data via AJAX
  • Positioning page elements and creating interactions
  • Using jQueryUI widgets and themes
  • Communicating with server scripts
  • Developing mobile sites, pages, and content

Contents at a Glance

Part I: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development

1 Intro to Dynamic Web Programming

2 Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages

3 Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy

4 Adding CSS and CSS3 Styles to Allow Dynamic Design and Layout

5 Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax

6 Understanding and Using jQuery and JavaScript Objects

Part II: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Webpages

7 Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery Objects

8 Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery

9 Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages

10 Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages

11 Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

Part III: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages

12 Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects

13 Interacting with Web Forms

14 Creating Advanced Web Page Elements

Part IV: Advanced Concepts

15 Accessing Server-Side Data via AJAX

16 Interacting with External Services, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Flickr

Part V: jQuery UI

17 Introducing jQuery UI

18 Using jQuery UI Effects

19 Advanced Interactions Using jQuery UI Interaction Widgets

20 Using jQuery UI Widgets to Add Rich Interactions to Web Pages

Part VI: jQuery Mobile

21 Introducing Mobile Website Development

22 Implementing Mobile Web Pages

23 Formatting Content in Mobile Pages

24 Implementing Mobile Form Elements and Controls

Synopsis:

 

More than 30% of the world’s largest web sites already use jQuery, and since it’s supported in all major browsers, any web professional can use it to supercharge their own sites. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to leverage jQuery’s power in tasks ranging from simple effects to complex forms. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that’s come before, teaching jQuery’s features and add-ons from the ground up, in the context of delivering real solutions. Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours covers all this, and much more:

  • Understanding and accessing the jQuery libraries
  • Adding effects and creating animations
  • Designing multimedia slideshows and lightboxes
  • Handling events, interacting with forms, and instrumenting callbacks
  • Taking advantage of jQuery plugins
  • Creating sortable lists, drag and droppable elements, and resizable images
  • Working iwth data: JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Accessing server-side data via AJAX
  • Positioning page elements and creating interactions
  • Using jQueryUI widgets and themes
  • Communicating with server scripts
  • Developing mobile sites, pages, and content

Step-by-step instructions walk you through common questions, issues, and tasks; Q&As, Quizzes, and Exercises build and test your knowledge; “Did You Know?” tips offer insider advice and shortcuts; and “Watch Out!” alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be comfortable going beyond the book to build powerful new jQuery solutions on your own.

About the Author

Brad Dayley is a senior software engineer with more than 20 years of experience developing enterprise applications. He has used HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery extensively to develop a wide array of web pages, ranging from enterprise application interfaces to sophisticated, rich Internet applications, to smart interfaces for mobile web services. He is the author of Python Phrasebook and jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook.

Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development

HOUR 1: Intro to Dynamic Web Programming

• Understanding the Web Server/Browser Paradigm

• Preparing to Write jQuery and JavaScript

HOUR 2: Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages

• Viewing the JavaScript Console

• Debugging HTML Elements

• Debugging CSS

• Debugging jQuery and JavaScript

• Analyzing the Network Traffic HOUR 3: Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy

• Using HTML/HTML5 Elements to Build a Dynamic Web Page

• Understanding HTML Structure

• Implementing HTML Head Elements

• Adding HTML Body Elements

• Adding Some Advanced HTML5 Elements

HOUR 4: Adding CSS/CSS3 Styles to Allow Dynamic Design and Layout

• Adding CSS Styles to the Web Page

• Adding CSS Styles to HTML Elements

• Preparing CSS Styles for Dynamic Design HOUR 5: Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax

• Adding jQuery and JavaScript to a Web Page

• Accessing the DOM

• Understanding JavaScript Syntax HOUR 6: Understanding and Using JavaScript Objects

• Using Object Syntax

• Understanding Built-In Objects

• Creating Custom-Defined Objects

PART II: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Web Pages

HOUR 7: Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery Objects

• Understanding DOM Objects Versus jQuery Objects

• Accessing DOM Objects from JavaScript

• Using jQuery Selectors HOUR 8: Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery

• Chaining jQuery Object Operations

• Filtering the jQuery Object Results

• Traversing the DOM Using jQuery Objects

• Looking at Some Additional jQuery Object Methods HOUR 9: Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages

• Understanding Events

• Using the Page Load Events for Initialization

• Adding and Removing Event Handlers to DOM Elements

• Triggering Events Manually

• Creating Custom Events

• Implementing Callbacks HOUR 10: Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages

• Accessing Browser and Page Element Values

• Dynamically Manipulating Page Elements

• Dynamically Rearranging Elements on the Web Page HOUR 11: Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

• Understanding the Screen Object

• Using the Window Object

• Using the Browser Location Object

• Using the Browser History Object

• Controlling External Links

• Adding Pop-up Boxes

• Setting Timers

PART III: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages

HOUR 12: Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects

• Understanding jQuery Animation

• Animating Show and Hide

• Animating Visibility

• Sliding Elements

• Creating Resize Animations

• Implementing Moving Elements

HOUR 13: Interacting with Web Forms

• Accessing Form Elements

• Intelligent Form Flow Control

• Dynamically Controlling Form Element Appearance and Behavior

• Validating a Form

HOUR 14: Creating Advanced Web Page Elements

• Adding an Image Gallery

• Implementing Tables with Sorting and Filters

• Creating a Tree View

• Using Overlay Dialogs

• Implementing a Graphical Equalizer Display

• Adding Sparkline Graphics

PART IV: Advanced Concepts

HOUR 15: Accessing Server-Side Data via AJAX

• Making AJAX Easy

• Implementing AJAX

• Using Advanced jQuery AJAX

HOUR 16: Interacting with External Services, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Flickr

• Using jQuery and JavaScript to Add Facebook Social Elements to Your Web Pages

• Adding Google Maps to Your Web Pages

• Adding a Custom Google Search

• Adding Twitter Elements to Your Web Pages

• Adding Flickr Images to Your Website

PART V: jQuery UI

HOUR 17: Introducing jQuery UI

• Getting Started with jQuery UI

• Applying jQuery UI in Your Scripts HOUR 18: Using jQuery UI Effects

• Applying jQuery UI Effects

• Adding Effects to Class Transitions

• Adding Effects to Element Visibility Transitions HOUR 19: Advanced Interactions Using jQuery UI Interaction Widgets

• Introducing jQuery UI Interactions

• Using the Drag-and-Drop Widgets

• Resizing Elements Using the Resizable Widget

• Applying the Selectable Widget

• Sorting Elements with the Sortable Widget

HOUR 20: Using jQuery UI Widgets to Add Rich Interactions to Web Pages

• Reviewing Widgets

• Adding an Expandable Accordion Element

• Implementing Autocomplete in Form Elements

• Applying jQuery UI Buttons to Form Controls

• Creating a Calendar Input

• Generating Stylized Dialogs with jQuery UI

• Implementing Stylized Menus

• Creating Progress Bars

• Implementing Slider Bars

• Adding a Value Spinner Element

• Creating Tabbed Panels

• Adding Tooltips to Page Elements

• Creating Custom Widgets

PART VI: jQuery Mobile

HOUR 21: Introducing Mobile Website Development

• Jumping into the Mobile World

• Getting Started with jQuery Mobile

• Understanding jQuery Mobile HOUR 22: Implementing Mobile Web Pages

• Building Mobile Pages

• Implementing Mobile Sites with Multiple Pages

• Creating a Navbar

• Implementing Dialogs

HOUR 23: Formatting Content in Mobile Pages

• Adding Basic HTML

• Creating a Grid Layout

• Implementing Listviews

• Using Collapsible Blocks and Sets

• Adding Auxiliary Content to Panels

• Working with Pop-ups

• Building Mobile-Friendly Tables

HOUR 24: Implementing Mobile Form Elements and Controls

• Understanding Mobile Forms

• Using Text Elements

• Defining Buttons

• Adding Sliders and Toggle Switches

• Defining Radios and Check Boxes

• Implementing Select Menus

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672337345
Author:
Dayley, Brad
Publisher:
Sams
Subject:
Computer Languages-CGI
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
jQuery; jQuery web development; jQuery mobile; jQueryUI; jQuery themes; jQuery plugins; jQuery AJAX; jquery in action; jquery novice to ninja; jquery for dummies; hot to use javascript; how to use jquery; javascript for dummies; jquery for dummies
Subject:
jQuery; JavaScript; jQuery and JavaScript Missing Manual; jQuery web development; jQuery mobile; jQuery UI; jQuery themes; jQuery plugins; jQuery AJAX; jquery in action; jquery novice to ninja; jquery for dummies; how to use javascript; how to use jquery;
Subject:
jQuery; JavaScript; jQuery and JavaScript Missing Manual; jQuery web development; jQuery mobile; jQuery UI; jQuery themes; jQuery plugins; jQuery AJAX; jquery in action; jquery novice to ninja; jquery for dummies; how to use javascript; how to use jquery;
Subject:
JavaScript; jQuery; JavaScript & jQuery; JavaScript and jQuery; jQuery & JavaScript; tutorial; learn query; learn javascript; rweb development; front-end; jQuery mobile; jQuery UI; jQuery themes; jQuery plugins; jQuery AJAX; front-end web dev
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself
Publication Date:
20131230
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9.125 x 7 x 1.275 in 996 gr

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More than 30% of the world’s largest web sites already use jQuery, and since it’s supported in all major browsers, any web professional can use it to supercharge their own sites. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to leverage jQuery’s power in tasks ranging from simple effects to complex forms. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that’s come before, teaching jQuery’s features and add-ons from the ground up, in the context of delivering real solutions. Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours covers all this, and much more:

  • Understanding and accessing the jQuery libraries
  • Adding effects and creating animations
  • Designing multimedia slideshows and lightboxes
  • Handling events, interacting with forms, and instrumenting callbacks
  • Taking advantage of jQuery plugins
  • Creating sortable lists, drag and droppable elements, and resizable images
  • Working iwth data: JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Accessing server-side data via AJAX
  • Positioning page elements and creating interactions
  • Using jQueryUI widgets and themes
  • Communicating with server scripts
  • Developing mobile sites, pages, and content

Contents at a Glance

Part I: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development

1 Intro to Dynamic Web Programming

2 Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages

3 Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy

4 Adding CSS and CSS3 Styles to Allow Dynamic Design and Layout

5 Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax

6 Understanding and Using jQuery and JavaScript Objects

Part II: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Webpages

7 Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery Objects

8 Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery

9 Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages

10 Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages

11 Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

Part III: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages

12 Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects

13 Interacting with Web Forms

14 Creating Advanced Web Page Elements

Part IV: Advanced Concepts

15 Accessing Server-Side Data via AJAX

16 Interacting with External Services, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Flickr

Part V: jQuery UI

17 Introducing jQuery UI

18 Using jQuery UI Effects

19 Advanced Interactions Using jQuery UI Interaction Widgets

20 Using jQuery UI Widgets to Add Rich Interactions to Web Pages

Part VI: jQuery Mobile

21 Introducing Mobile Website Development

22 Implementing Mobile Web Pages

23 Formatting Content in Mobile Pages

24 Implementing Mobile Form Elements and Controls

"Synopsis" by ,

 

More than 30% of the world’s largest web sites already use jQuery, and since it’s supported in all major browsers, any web professional can use it to supercharge their own sites. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to leverage jQuery’s power in tasks ranging from simple effects to complex forms. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that’s come before, teaching jQuery’s features and add-ons from the ground up, in the context of delivering real solutions. Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours covers all this, and much more:

  • Understanding and accessing the jQuery libraries
  • Adding effects and creating animations
  • Designing multimedia slideshows and lightboxes
  • Handling events, interacting with forms, and instrumenting callbacks
  • Taking advantage of jQuery plugins
  • Creating sortable lists, drag and droppable elements, and resizable images
  • Working iwth data: JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Accessing server-side data via AJAX
  • Positioning page elements and creating interactions
  • Using jQueryUI widgets and themes
  • Communicating with server scripts
  • Developing mobile sites, pages, and content

Step-by-step instructions walk you through common questions, issues, and tasks; Q&As, Quizzes, and Exercises build and test your knowledge; “Did You Know?” tips offer insider advice and shortcuts; and “Watch Out!” alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be comfortable going beyond the book to build powerful new jQuery solutions on your own.

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