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
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of jQuery Events needed to build truly interactive web applications.
What will I learn in this jQuery tutorial?
In this jQuery tutorial, you will learn about the jQuery event object, event listeners and event helpers, as well as browser-based event handling.
Who is this course for?
This course is for people who are interested in learning more about jQuery and its many uses.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
Before taking this course, you should be familiar with jQuery Selectors and Visual Studio Code.
What is event-driven programming?
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.
What software is required for this jQuery tutorial?
For this course, you will need to download jQuery in order to create and test your own event-driven programs.
Course Overview Hello everyone. My name is Robert Lindley, and welcome to my course, Event Handling in jQuery. I currently work as a software architect designing and building software services for a global technology company. Now when you open your web browser, you've immediately triggered a flurry of events. With every opening of a page, click of a button or movement of the mouse, you've probably triggered dozens of events. Have you ever been prompted that you'll be logged out of a website due to inactivity. You can even trigger events by doing nothing for just long enough. In this course, you'll learn the basics of event‑driven programming that will enable you to create new and engaging and responsive websites using jQuery. First, you'll explore the jQuery event object and the cross‑browser compatibility advantages of using jQuery. Next, you'll discover many of the available event listeners and event helpers that jQuery provides. Finally, you'll learn how to create and customize browser‑based event handling. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of jQuery events needed to build truly interactive web applications. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the jQuery selectors and working with Visual Studio Code. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn event‑driven programming with Event Handling in jQuery course, here at Pluralsight.