Definitions

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  • proper n. A JavaScript library with predefined functions which simplify many common tasks done with JavaScript and enable them to function regardless of the web browser on which they are executed, using CSS selectors to query HTML elements on a web page and manipulate them.

Etymologies

j (JavaScript) + Query (because it is mostly used to query the HTML elements on a web page and manipulate them) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hope to expand on the debugging techniques I learned from Debugging: The Nine Essential Rules. jQuery Reference Guide ($31). jQuery is the new kid on the JavaScript-framework block, so I'd like to learn more about it.

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  • How do we make Visual Studio play nicer with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, in other words more of the front-end webdev stuff?

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  • There are of course ways to decouple the script behavior from the markup, which are usually referred to as jQuery also introduced back in 2005 a way to associate script behavior with the DOM using the same selector syntax that CSS uses.

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  • I noticed that if I call jQuery (document). ready () on the Ajax-loaded page, the code inside the ready function is completely ignored in Firefox 2. x.

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  • Instead, your network will soon use a more modern JavaScript library called jQuery, which is newer, smaller, faster, and generally takes up much less space.

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  • First, my document. ready block (I tend to assume my readers all use jQuery, which isn't fair, so just consider that block as a 'When I'm done, do this' block) and a displayMyClasses function.

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  • One alternative to that is this additional trick in jQuery, which is a load method that I showed before; you can load in a file that you specify and grab the HTML contents from that file and inject it into a page.

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  • By calling the jQuery's type constructor with no parameters, we get an empty jQuery object; even though I'm calling fadeOut () and text () on nothing at all, jQuery will fail gracefully rather than spew errors all over the console.

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  • Double check your site and make sure your not calling jQuery 2 or 3 times or any script for that matter.

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  • By calling the jQuery's type constructor with an empty array as a parameter, we get an empty jQuery object; even though I'm calling fadeOut () and text () on nothing at all, jQuery will fail gracefully rather than spew errors all over the console.

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