jQuery for Designers : Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition
By Natalie MacLees
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: July 2014
Pages: 398

In Detail

This book offers approachable and beginner-friendly lessons for designers with little or no background in JavaScript. It helps unmask the popular JavaScript library by simplifying how to create dynamic website features such as animated slideshows, parallax scrolling effects, responsive design, and more!

Starting with an introduction to the jQuery library, and a brief description of JavaScript, you will then work through a few simple tasks before diving into using plugins to quickly and simply add complex effects with just a few lines of code. You'll learn how to build an animated drop-down menu, how to show content in lightboxes, and how to create an assortment of slideshows and sliders. Create impressive effects on your web pages with just a few lines of code.


A step-by-step guide that spices up your web pages and designs them in the way you want using the most widely used JavaScript library, jQuery. The beginner-friendly and easy-to-understand approach of the book will help get to grips with jQuery in no time.

Who this book is for

If you know the fundamentals of HTML and CSS, and want to extend your knowledge by learning to use JavaScript, then this is just the book for you. jQuery makes JavaScript straightforward and approachable – you'll be surprised at how easy it can be to add animations and special effects to your beautifully designed pages.

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Very good book

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    Comments about oreilly jQuery for Designers : Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition:

    Today it's difficult to talk about javascript, without mentioning jQuery, jQuery is a javascript library (most used), that makes it easier to interact with HTML documents, manipulate the DOM, handling events, developing animations, and add interaction with AJAX technique in web pages. In this book discover

    In this book we discover how to start working with jQuery into our html projects and how to modify the content of our blog to make it more interesting, how to build interactive menus for our website, how to create Slideshows and Sliders for our photos, how to working with Responsive Designs, and how to create effects with the scroll, etc… with simple examples for each of the many tasks that make up the book (this is a book with a lot of pages).

    This is a very good book, especially recommended for designers and front-end developers with minimum knowledge in javascript in front-end environments.

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