4. How jQuery Works

This chapter covers the general functioning of jQuery, particularly the relationship to JavaScript and the Document Object Model (DOM). You also learn how jQuery expands the core functionalities of JavaScript and DOM. Effective programming with jQuery requires your familiarity with JavaScript syntax and concepts. This, in turn, means that you want to understand such elementary things as the following:

Image Variables and data types

Image Literals

Expressions

Objects with their methods and properties

Functions, function calls, and function ...

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