CHAPTER 11

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jQuery with APEX

by Tom Petrus

What is jQuery, and what does it mean for you in APEX? Basically, jQuery is a JavaScript library that was made with cross-browser compatibility in mind. It is meant to enhance the life of web developers who use JavaScript by making them able to actually develop more instead of spending time on implementing all sorts of hacks and tricks to make said developments work. This is especially true for several Internet Explorer (IE) iterations; specifically, IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8 are all dreadful in this regard because those versions especially often did not adhere to web standards, made own implementations, or ...

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