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Learning jQuery 3 - Fifth Edition

By : Jonathan Chaffer, Karl Swedberg
Book Image

Learning jQuery 3 - Fifth Edition

By: Jonathan Chaffer, Karl Swedberg

Overview of this book

If you are a web developer and want to create web applications that look good, are efficient, have rich user interfaces, and integrate seamlessly with any backend using AJAX, then this book is the ideal match for you. We’ll show you how you can integrate jQuery 3.0 into your web pages, avoid complex JavaScript code, create brilliant animation effects for your web applications, and create a flawless app. We start by configuring and customising the jQuery environment, and getting hands-on with DOM manipulation. Next, we’ll explore event handling advanced animations, creating optimised user interfaces, and building useful third-party plugins. Also, we'll learn how to integrate jQuery with your favourite back-end framework. Moving on, we’ll learn how the ECMAScript 6 features affect your web development process with jQuery. we’ll discover how to use the newly introduced JavaScript promises and the new animation API in jQuery 3.0 in great detail, along with sample code and examples. By the end of the book, you will be able to successfully create a fully featured and efficient single page web application and leverage all the new features of jQuery 3.0 effectively.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Animation revisited

To refresh our memory about jQuery's effect methods, we'll set up a baseline from which to build in this chapter, starting with a simple hover animation. Using a document with photo thumbnails on it, we'll make each photo grow slightly when the user's mouse is over it, and shrink back to its original size when the mouse leaves. The HTML tags we'll use also contain some textual information that's hidden for now, which we'll use later in the chapter:

<div class="team"> 
  <div class="member"> 
    <img class="avatar" src="photos/rey.jpg" alt="" /> 
    <div class="name">Rey Bango</div> 
    <div class="location">Florida</div> 
    <p class="bio">Rey Bango is a consultant living in South Florida,        
    specializing in web application development...</p> 
  <div class="member"> 
    <img class="avatar" src="photos/scott.jpg" alt="" /> 
    <div class="name">Scott González</div&gt...