Event Handling in jQuery
This course will teach you the basics of event-driven programming with jQuery. You’ll learn the do’s and don’ts of event creation, handling of events, and how to customize jQuery events to your needs.
What you'll learn
Open your web browser and immediately you’ve triggered an event. With every opening of a page, click of a button, or movement of the mouse, you’ve probably triggered dozens of events. Ever get prompted that you’ll be logged out of a site due to inactivity? You can even trigger an event by doing nothing for just long enough. Welcome to the world of browser based events.
In this course, Event Handling in jQuery, you’ll learn the basics of event driven programming that will enable you to create more engaging and responsive web applications:
- explore the jQuery Event object, and the cross-browser compatibility advantages of jQuery
- discover many of the available event listeners and event helpers that jQuery provides
- learn how to create and customize browser based event handling
Table of contents
In this jQuery tutorial, you will learn about the jQuery event object, event listeners and event helpers, as well as browser-based event handling.
This course is for people who are interested in learning more about jQuery and its many uses.
Before taking this course, you should be familiar with jQuery Selectors and Visual Studio Code.
Event driven programming is a programming paradigm where the flow of the program is determined by events such as user actions, outputs, or messages passing from other programs or threads.
For this course, you will need to download jQuery in order to create and test your own event-driven programs.