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This Book VS other jQuery Books

Ashley Riot

Joined: Nov 16, 2011
Posts: 25
There is a lot of books about jQuery, what makes this book distinguish itself from the competition?
Keith Wood
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Joined: Aug 28, 2012
Posts: 38

The other jQuery books focus on using the built-in featues of jQuery - selecting elements, traversing the DOM, manipulating elements and attributes, event handling, and ajax - and may have only one chapter or section on writing jQuery plugins. This book looks only at how to extend jQuery with plugins - from custom selectors, to collection plugins, function plugins, jQuery UI widgets, custom events, animation, and ajax processing. It assumes that you are familiar with jQuery and are looking to extend your usage of it.

Author of the upcoming "Extending jQuery" book from Manning.
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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In other words, this is your second jQuery book.

Your first should, of course, be jQuery in Action!

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