11. jQuery UI
In this chapter, we discuss the visual control elements that the jQuery framework (or more precisely—an extension based on it) offers. These are summarily referred to as the jQuery UI.1 These features are a range of powerful interaction plug-ins that supplement jQuery, plus widgets for building a graphic interface that are additionally expanded by a Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) library with predesigned themes. On top of that, the jQuery UI offers various extensions of the jQuery default effects. Most of these components are widely configurable.
1. UI, user interface.
On the one hand, the components of jQuery UI are powerful and impressive. On the other hand, this library only offers the features currently available in all ...