A typical jQuery script uses a wide assortment of the methods that the library offers. Selectors, DOM manipulation, event handling, and so forth come into play as required by the task at hand. In order to make the best use of jQuery, it's good to keep in mind the breadth of capabilities it provides.
This book will itemize every method and function found in the jQuery library. As there are so many to sort through, it will be useful to know what the basic categories of methods are and how they come to play within a jQuery script. Here we will see a fully functioning script, and examine how the different aspects of jQuery are utilized in each part of it.