Synopses & Reviews
They say that good things come in small packages, and it's certainly true for this edition of CSS Pocket Reference. Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest Cascading Style Sheet specifications in CSS 2.1, this indispensable little book covers the most essential information that web designers and developers need to implement CSS effectively across all browsers.
Inside, you'll find:
- A short introduction to the key concepts of CSS
- A complete alphabetical reference to all CSS 2.1 selectors and properties
- A chart displaying detailed information about CSS support for every style element and its cross-browser compatibility
This reference neatly condenses the details of its top-selling companion volume, Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide
into one easy-to-use cheat-sheet that delivers all the CSS details you need to complete the task at hand. Whenever you're stuck and need an answer quickly -- or if you just want to be sure you're applying CSS correctly -- this edition of the CSS Pocket Reference
is the book you'll want by your keyboard or, conveniently, in your back pocket.
"As someone who uses jQuery on a regular basis, it was surprising to discover how much of the library Im not using. This book is indispensable for anyone who is serious about using jQuery for non-trivial applications." -- Raffaele Cecco, longtime developer of video games, including Cybernoid, Exolon, and Stormlord
jQuery Pocket Reference explains everything you need to know about jQuery, completely and comprehensively. You'll learn how to:
- Select and manipulate document elements
- Alter document structure
- Handle and trigger events
- Create visual effects and animations
- Script HTTP with Ajax utilities
- Use jQuery's selectors and selection methods, utilities, plugins and more
The 25-page quick reference summarizes the library, listing all jQuery methods and functions, with signatures and descriptions.
Canvas Pocket Reference provides both a tutorial that covers all of the element's features with plenty of examples and a definitive reference to each of the Canvas-related classes, methods, and properties.
You'll learn how to:
- Draw lines, polygons, and curves
- Apply colors, gradients, patterns, and transparency
- Use transformations to smoothly rotate and resize drawings
- Work with text in a graphic environment
- Apply shadows to create a sense of depth
- Incorporate bitmapped images into vector graphics
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Table of Contents
Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction to jQuery; 1.1 jQuery Basics; 1.2 The jQuery() Function; 1.3 Queries and Query Results; Chapter 2: Element Getters and Setters; 2.1 Getting and Setting HTML Attributes; 2.2 Getting and Setting CSS Attributes; 2.3 Getting and Setting CSS Classes; 2.4 Getting and Setting HTML Form Values; 2.5 Getting and Setting Element Content; 2.6 Getting and Setting Element Geometry; 2.7 Getting and Setting Element Data; Chapter 3: Altering Document Structure; 3.1 Inserting and Replacing Elements; 3.2 Copying Elements; 3.3 Wrapping Elements; 3.4 Deleting Elements; Chapter 4: Events; 4.1 Simple Event Handler Registration; 4.2 jQuery Event Handlers; 4.3 The jQuery Event Object; 4.4 Advanced Event Handler Registration; 4.5 Deregistering Event Handlers; 4.6 Triggering Events; 4.7 Custom Events; 4.8 Live Events; Chapter 5: Animated Effects; 5.1 Simple Effects; 5.2 Custom Animations; 5.3 Canceling, Delaying, and Queuing Effects; Chapter 6: Ajax; 6.1 The load() Method; 6.2 Ajax Utility Functions; 6.3 The jQuery.ajax() Function; 6.4 Ajax Events; Chapter 7: Utility Functions; Chapter 8: Selectors and Selection Methods; 8.1 jQuery Selectors; 8.2 Selection Methods; Chapter 9: Extending jQuery with Plugins; Chapter 10: The jQuery UI Library; Chapter 11: jQuery Quick Reference; 11.1 Factory Function; 11.2 Selector Grammar; 11.3 Basic Methods and Properties; 11.4 Selection Methods; 11.5 Element Methods; 11.6 Insertion and Deletion Methods; 11.7 Event Methods; 11.8 Effects and Animation Methods; 11.9 Ajax Functions; 11.10 Utility Functions;