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Getting Started with jQuery. 1. Introduction to jQuery 2. Selection and DOM manipulation Contents 2.

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1 Getting Started with jQuery

2 1. Introduction to jQuery 2. Selection and DOM manipulation Contents 2

3 What is jQuery? Why use jQuery? Getting jQuery 1. Getting Started with jQuery 3

4 jQuery is a free, open-source JavaScript library Dramatically simplifies the task of writing client-side JavaScript code in your Web pages Hides browser-specific nuances, which is a great help! Simplifies Ajax calls The success story of jQuery First released in 2006 Widely adopted by major Web platforms, including Microsoft IE6+, Chrome, Firefox 2+, Safari3+, Opera 9+ What is jQuery? 4

5 Here are some of the reasons jQuery is so popular: Cross-browser compatibility Fast and small Short learning curve and great documentation Many plug-ins available Compliant with CSS3 selectors Helpful utilities jQuery UI Widespread adoption Why use jQuery? 5

6 You can download jQuery from You can then incorporate jQuery in a page as follows: You can access directly at Microsoft CDN or Google CDN You can then incorporate jQuery in a page using one of the following: Getting jQuery 6

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