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Learning jQuery : Better Interaction Design and Web Development with Simple JavaScript Techniques

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Learning jQuery : Better Interaction Design and Web Development with Simple JavaScript Techniques

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning jQuery
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Preface

Other Tools


Firebug Lite

Though the Firebug extension itself is limited to the Firefox web browser, some of the features can be replicated by including the Firebug Lite script on the web page. This package simulates the Firebug console, including allowing calls to console.log() to work in all browsers and not raise JavaScript errors:

  • http://www.getfirebug.com/lite.html

TextMate jQuery Bundle

This extension for the popular Mac OS X text editor TextMate provides syntax highlighting for jQuery methods and selectors, code completion for methods, and a quick API reference from within your code. The bundle is also compatible with the E text editor for Windows:

  • http://www.learningjquery.com/2006/09/textmate-bundle-for-jquery

Charles

When developing AJAX-intensive applications, it can be useful to see exactly what data is being sent between the browser and the server. The Charles web debugging proxy displays all HTTP traffic between two points, including normal web requests, HTTPS traffic, Flash remoting, and AJAX responses:

  • http://www.xk72.com/charles/

Aptana

This Java-based web development IDE is free and cross-platform. Along with both standard and advanced code editing features, it incorporates a full copy of the jQuery API documentation.

  • http://www.aptana.com/