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jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook by Brad Dayley

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Introducing jQuery UI

jQuery UI is an additional library built on top of jQuery. The purpose of jQuery UI is to provide a set of extensible interactions, effects, widgets, and themes that make it easier to incorporate professional UI elements in your web pages.

jQuery UI is made up of two parts: JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The JavaScript portion of jQuery UI extends jQuery to add additional functionality specific to adding UI elements or applying effects to those elements. The CSS portion of jQuery UI styles the page elements so that developers don’t need to style the elements every time.

jQuery UI saves developers time by providing pre-built UI elements, such as calendars and menus, with interactions, such as dragging and resizing, ...

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