2. First Examples with jQuery

In this chapter, we make first contact with jQuery without any further preparations. In other words, we are jumping right into the deep end. I am anxious for you to get a feeling for what you can do with jQuery and what you can get out of this framework. Just accept for now that many questions regarding the source text have to remain open at this stage. Don’t worry, though; these questions are answered over the next few chapters. The explanations on the listings also remain somewhat superficial at this stage, to avoid going off topic. We want to get into the practical application of jQuery as quickly as possible and just have some fun playing around, which means creating examples.


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