Since the jQuery plugin repository is now in read-only mode, it is recommended that you use NPM (Node Package Manager) to manage plugins. In this recipe, we will download the jQuery validation plugin using NPM and Bower.
Bower can be set up as follows:
The first step is to install Node.js and NPM on your machine. Node.js is available at https://nodejs.org. On the home page, click on the Download link to download the required version:
After completing the installation, test it using the following commands in a terminal window (for example, cmd on a Windows machine):
node –v npm -v
Next, download the installer for Git from http://git-scm.com. Run and complete the installation.
Next, install Bower as a global node module. To do this, open the terminal window...