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Unleashing JavaScript Using jQuery

IN THE LAST TWO chapters, you examined JavaScript and the Document Object Model (DOM). Using JavaScript and DOM, you can perform powerful client-side processing within your webpages that access or change element settings, create animations, and more. In this chapter, you will learn how to leverage jQuery to simplify many JavaScript operations and create more interactive user experiences. Do not let the name jQuery confuse you. It has nothing to do with database operations. Rather, jQuery is a library of JavaScript functions your page can use to manipulate items on your webpage. ...

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