Chapter 9. Introducing jQuery UI: themes and effects

This chapter covers

  • An overview of jQuery UI
  • Configuring and downloading the jQuery UI library
  • Obtaining and creating jQuery UI themes
  • Extended effects provided by jQuery UI
  • Other extensions to the core library

More than a plugin, but not part of the jQuery core, jQuery UI enjoys a status as an official extension of the jQuery core library aimed at providing extended user interface (UI) capabilities to jQuery-enabled web application pages.

The tools available for us to use within the browser environment (JavaScript, DOM manipulation, HTML, and even the core jQuery library) give us low-level abilities to put together pretty much any kind of user interactions we might want to provide ...

Get jQuery in Action, Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.