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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Appendix A. Leveraging jQuery

jQuery, http://jquery.com/, is a library of JavaScript functions that make developing AJAX and other JavaScript features quick and easy. With the trend for rich, dynamic, and responsive web pages (Web 2.0) now well established, it is no surprise that Drupal keeps up with the times. Accordingly, jQuery has been built into the Drupal core, and you can find the main library files in the misc folder of your installation.

This appendix has been included to give you a basic overview of how jQuery can be leveraged to create new and interesting effects to enhance your content. Since jQuery comes as part of Drupal, and various Drupal modules rely heavily on it, why shouldn't we, the site administrators, cash in on its ...

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