Cooking with jQuery

Video description

Ready to cook up some rich, interactive web frontends? This video tutorial shows you how to do it with jQuery, the popular JavaScript library. With the guidance of two jQuery experts, you'll start with the basics and quickly learn how to use jQuery efficiently in your everyday web development practice.

This program takes you through the jQuery selector engine, events, Ajax, and many other essential jQuery topics. Along the way, you'll not only learn best practices, you'll also discover some mistakes web developers commonly make with jQuery. To get the most out of this video, you should have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. It will also be helpful if you have at least dabbled in JavaScript.

"Cooking with jQuery" captures one of the popular tutorial sessions presented at OSCON 2010 -- the O'Reilly Open Source Convention held in Portland, Oregon in July. Other videos of OSCON 2010 sessions include:

  • Automated Infrastructure is on the Menu with Chef
  • Building a NoSQL Data Cloud
  • Django Deployment Workshop
  • Hands-on Cassandra
  • Introduction to Django
  • Observing and Optimizing your Application with DTrace
  • Practical Python Programming: Callbacks
  • Productive Programmer
  • Scalable Internet Architectures
  • Test-Driven Database Development
  • The Seductions of Scala

Table of contents

  1. Cooking with jQuery Part 1
  2. Cooking with jQuery Part 2

Product information

  • Title: Cooking with jQuery
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: July 2010
  • Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0636920014188