Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. It covers all the extension points within jQuery and provides guidelines and techniques on how to make use of them. You'll not only discover how to write plugins, but how to design them for maximum reuse. You'll also learn how to write new widgets and effects for jQuery UI. Along the way, you'll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation.
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About this Book
Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. In it, you’ll discover how to write plugins and how to design them for maximum reuse. You’ll also learn to write new widgets and effects for the jQuery UI. Along the way, you’ll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation.
Create jQuery UI widgets and effects
Make extensions available for distribution and reuse
Build your own libraries
About the Author
Keith Wood has developed over 20 jQuery plugins including the original Datepicker, World Calendar, Countdown, and SVG.