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Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Seventh Edition by Jennifer Kyrnin, Rafe Colburn, Laura Lemay

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Lesson 18. Using jQuery

JavaScript is a programming language that makes it possible to manipulate the contents of web pages after they have loaded. jQuery and other JavaScript libraries make it much easier to take advantage of JavaScript. jQuery enables JavaScript programmers to code without worrying about differences among browsers. It also provides a number of other features that make it easy to build powerful JavaScript features without writing very much code. In this lesson, you’ll learn about the following:

Image What JavaScript libraries are and why you might want to use one

How to use the jQuery library in your pages

How to select elements ...

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