Jonathan Sharp

5 jQuery mistakes you're probably making in your project

Date: This event took place live on July 13 2010

Presented by: Jonathan Sharp

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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The ease and simplicity of jQuery's API can be attributed to its success and shortcomings as new developers tackle larger and more complex tasks. Join us for this session as we walk through The Top 5 Mistakes jQuery Developers Can Make. We'll look at lower level syntax issues up through architectural decisions with jQuery. This session will discuss selector performance, iterating with jQuery, event binding strategies, Ajax handling techniques and jQuery on public CDN's for applications large and small. Gain a greater understanding of these core concepts and where developers can go wrong.

About Jonathan Sharp

Jonathan Sharp has been involved and developing for the internet in one form or another since the early days of 1996. Over the past 14 years, Jonathan has worked the full stack from hardware and networking (former CCNA) up through front-end architecture and development. Jonathan is passionate about the adoption and advancement of technology for businesses, consumers and developers. His diverse background and experience brings a comprehensive understanding of the impact that technology decisions can have. Jonathan is one of the jQuery Project Team and is now President of Denver, CO based appendTo, the jQuery company providing enterprise level expertise in front-end development and integration. Jonathan is also a co-author of The jQuery Cookbook (O'Reilly) and has spoken and presented at conferences such as The Ajax Experience, StackOverflow Dev Days (Austin), The jQuery Conference and the upcoming OSCON (2010).