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Learning jQuery Third Edition by Karl Swedberg, Jonathan Chaffer

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Summary

The abilities we've discussed in this chapter allow us to:

  • Use the .ready() method to let multiple JavaScript libraries coexist on a single page with .noConflict()
  • React to a user's click on a page element with mouse event handlers and the .bind() and .click() methods
  • Observe event context to perform different actions depending on the element clicked, even when the handler is bound to several elements
  • Alternately expand and collapse a page element by using .toggle()
  • Highlight elements under the mouse cursor by using .hover()
  • Influence event propagation and default actions to determine which elements get to respond to an event by using .stopPropagation() and .preventDefault()
  • Implement event delegation to reduce the number of bound event handlers ...

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