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Moodle JavaScript Cookbook by Alastair Hole

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Adding the jQuery framework

The jQuery framework is a very well established framework, which is actively maintained and supported. It has similar goals to that of the YUI, namely to wrap up the most frequently used features of JavaScript, such as manipulating DOM elements, into a reusable, clean, cross-platform library. You may decide to use this framework in situations where you have a significant amount of pre-written code for the jQuery framework and it is not feasible for whatever reason to rewrite it as native JavaScript or YUI library code.

In this recipe, we will set up the jQuery framework, and write a small piece of code to verify that the library has loaded and is working correctly.

Getting ready

We begin by downloading the latest version ...

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