Introduction to jQuery for Designers

In this jQuery tutorial, we'll learn about one of the most popular JavaScript libraries for the web. Software required: Brackets Text Editor, Google Chrome.
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(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 15, 2015
Duration
1h 50m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 15, 2015
Duration
1h 50m
Description

In this jQuery tutorial, we'll learn about one of the most popular JavaScript libraries for the web. This course will cover presentational uses of jQuery such as selecting elements, manipulating and traversing the DOM, basic and custom jQuery animation, and event handling. We'll also learn some important concepts like understanding what the Document Object Model is and how to use it to understand document structure and native browser objects. We'll finish up this jQuery training by applying jQuery to a project to improve the user experience of a form with client-side validation. This course assumes a familiarity with JavaScript and a basic knowledge of object-oriented concepts. Software required: Brackets Text Editor, Google Chrome.

About the author
About the author

Susan is a web design author for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi, I'm Susan Simkins, and this is Introduction to jQuery for Designers. In this course we'll learn what jQuery is and the different ways in which it is used. We'll go over different categories of jQuery methods like selecting elements, manipulating and traversing the DOM, basic and custom jQuery animation, and event handling. We'll also learn some important concepts like understanding what the document object model is and how to use it to understand document structure and browser objects. We'll finish up by using jQuery in a project to improve the user experience of a form. So with that, let's get started in our next lesson and talk about what jQuery is.