jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile by Adriaan de Jonge
Recipes and Examples (Developer's Library)

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Synopsis

100+ Practical jQuery Recipes for Solving Your Real-World Web and Mobile Development Challenges!

 

jQuery makes it easier than ever for developers to build exceptionally robust, cross-platform websites and mobile apps. jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile: Recipes and Examples is a practical “cookbook,” packed with realistic, easy-to-use solutions for making the most of jQuery Core, jQuery UI, plugins, and jQuery Mobile.

 

This guide brings together more than one hundred self-contained, downloadable examples, each with an in-depth explanation of how the code works and how to adapt it for your own needs. Pioneering web/mobile developers Adriaan de Jonge and Phil Dutson present examples you can apply immediately in virtually any web or mobile app, and with any server-side platform, including PHP, .NET, Java, Ruby, Node.js, or Python. This extremely useful guide will help you 

Test browser support and provide for graceful degradation Fine-tune DOM element selection and manipulate your site’s DOM structure Master the newest techniques for event handling and binding Communicate with web servers: AJAX, page errors, redirects, XML, and more Use advanced UI widgets, from accordions and autocomplete to sliders and tabs Build mobile-optimized sites with the jQuery Mobile library Write and smoothly incorporate new plugins Integrate powerful third-party plugins, such as the Twitter Bootstrap framework 

The authors’ proven “code first, explain later” approach supports developers at all levels who want to start experimenting immediately. Their exceptionally readable examples never take shortcuts or compromise quality,and their detailed walk-throughs are ideal for anyone who wants to thoroughly understand their code. If you have a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and basic JavaScript, you’ll feel right at home immediately; if not, de Jonge and Dutson’s careful explanations and full HTML page layout examples will get you up to speed quickly.

 

Covers jQuery 1.6.4 and 1.7, with Tips for 1.8

 

About Adriaan de Jonge

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Adriaan de Jonge is a consultant for Xebia IT Architects in The Netherlands. Adriaan specializes in Internet, content management, and Java. He is interested in new technologies like MongoDB, Node.js, HTML5, and various cloud computing platforms. Adriaan is also the author of Essential App Engine (Addison-Wesley, 2012) and several articles for IBM developerWorks on Java, XML, and Internet technologies. He was a conference speaker at JFall 2011 and the Scandinavian Developer Conference in 2012. Phil Dutson is the lead front-end developer for ICON Health and Fitness. He has worked on projects and solutions for NordicTrack, ProForm, Freemotion, Sears, Costco, Sam's Club and others. Phil cofounded and currently manages The E-Com DevBlog, a development blog focused on web development and solutions. To learn more visit dev.tonic1394.com. He is also the author of Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours (Sams, 2013).
 
Published November 2, 2012 by Addison-Wesley Professional. 381 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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