Chapter 3. Bringing pages to life with jQuery
This chapter covers:
- Getting and setting element attributes
- Manipulating element class names
- Setting element content
- Dealing with form element values
- Modifying the DOM tree
Remember those days (not all that long ago) when fledgling page authors would try to add pizzazz to their pages with counterproductive abominations such as marquees; blinking text; loud background patterns that interfered with the readability of page text; annoying animated GIFs; and, perhaps worst of all, unsolicited background sounds that would play upon page load (and served to test how fast a user could close down the browser)?
We’ve come a long way since then.
Today’s savvy web developers and designers know better and use ...