Learning jQuery is probably one of the most fun rides you can take!
That’s because with just some basic knowledge of jQuery you can do advanced and complex looking designs and effects, without breaking a sweat.
I’ll cover many and simple jQuery tips in my upcoming articles, for now, let’s just get a closer look at how jQuery works.
Throughout this title, I’ll assume you have a good understanding of HTML and CSS, otherwise, I wouldn’t recommend you to approach jQuery just yet.
Why is jQuery one of the most preferred and used libraries in web development?
Flexibility! It’s very easy to manipulate or create HTML elements through simple element selections and actions, as how CSS works, but obviously giving you much more control to interact with your pages.
Power! You can achieve outstanding effects and create cutting-edge designs with just a few lines of code.
Go ahead and visit jQuery’s official website and browse its documentation or the many user-contributed tutorials, you’ll fall in love with it, I guarantee it! 😛
You can load jQuery on to your pages by calling the library from your HEAD section:
If you’d like to see jQuery in action, visit Taking advantage of web languages basics, where I’ve written a few jQuery basic examples, or stay tuned for my upcoming articles about jQuery.
5 thoughts on “Approaching jQuery for the first time”
i think it is a useful information, i think It’s very easy to manipulate or create HTML elements through simple element selections and actions
I have to agree about JQuery being the most efficient scripts available. I do see in some cases it is a little slower, but not so much that it will cause concern.
Thanks for the brief explanation that I can email to staff member.