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HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Second Edition by Julie C. Meloni

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Chapter 22. Using Third-Party JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks

What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:

Why you might use a third-party JavaScript library

How to download and use one of the more popular third-party JavaScript libraries in your applications

Understanding the benefits of JavaScript frameworks

Third-party JavaScript libraries, or code libraries written and maintained by another party for easy implementation in your own code, offer many advantages to always writing your own code. First and foremost, using these libraries enables you to avoid reinventing the wheel for common tasks. Additionally, these libraries enable you to implement cross-browser scripting and sophisticated user interface elements without first having to become ...

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