This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
The "jQuery object" is a wrapper that is created by calling the jQuery (or $) function with a selector, and "wraps" the selected DOM elements. The wrapper provides methods that operate on the DOM elements inside the wrapper.
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