Tuesday, June 9, 2009

jQuery Introduction

What is jQuery?

jQuery is great library for developing ajax based application. jQuery is great library for the JavaScript programmers, which simplifies the development of web 2.0 applications. You can use jQuery to develop cool web 2.0 applications. jQuery helps the programmers to keep code simple and concise. The jQuery library is designed to keep the things very simple and reusable.
jQuery library simplifies the process of traversal of HTML DOM tree. You can use jQuery to handle events, perform animation, and add the ajax support into your web applications with ease.

The jQuery JavaScript library "tries to treat its users with a sense of respect," simplifies development and makes coding fun, its creator says.

John Resig, the creator of jQuery , said the technology reached its 1.0 release on Aug. 26. jQuery is essentially a new type of JavaScript library that allows developers to work "unobtrusively" with JavaScript.

The word "query" in the library's name says it all. It refers to running queries over the DOM of the page, which is where jQuery gets its power.

Features of jQuery

  • DOM element selections functions
  • DOM traversal and modification
  • Events
  • CSS manipulation
  • Effects and animations
  • Ajax
  • Extensibility
  • Utilities - such as browser version and the each function.
  • JavaScript Plugins

Visit http://www.jquery.com/ (official jQuery website) for any references


  1. jQuery version 1.3.2 (latest release-MINIFIED version)
  2. jQuery version 1.3.2 (latest release-DEVELOPMENT version)
  3. Any Other specific version

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great information. Thanks buddy