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Smashing jQuery

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From the world's most popular resource for web designers and developer's comes the ultimate guide to jQuery


Begins with an exploration of fundamental jQuery concepts such as Document Object Model (DOM) scripting Explores writing "Don't Repeat Yoursefl" (DRY) to gain a comprehensive understanding of these imperative modern techniques and best practices Shows how jQu
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Paperback, 323 pages
Published February 8th 2011 by John Wiley & Sons (first published December 21st 2010)
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Apr 11, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Proficiant HTML/CSS/JavaScript users, ready to begin jQuery.
Shelves: textbook, web-design
Smashing jQuery offers a good introduction to jQuery for first-time students. The first half of the text is very strong, offering a gradual and relatively painless intro into jQuery syntax and usage, providing you are already familiar with HTML, CSS and some basic JavaScript. If you are looking for a jumping-off point, this is a good book.

Where the text begins to break down, however, is in the detailed examples of complex jQuery usage, in the second half. Though he tries, Mr Rutter is not very articulate at
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