Chapter 3

Using jQuery

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Loading the jQuery library

check Using jQuery in your web pages

check Finding elements

check Replacing data

check Changing styles

check Adding nodes

check Using animation

As you code dynamic web applications using JavaScript, you’ll find yourself using the same statements and features over and over again to create dynamic effects on your web pages. As it turns out, JavaScript developers around the world use the same statements and features to implement the same effects on their web pages, too!

Because of that, lots of work has been done by developers in trying to create a standard JavaScript library of useful functions. Instead of having to write the same JavaScript statements over and over, you just run a simple function from a prebuilt library. That makes life for the JavaScript ...

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