Welcome to WordPress and jQuery. The WordPress web-based publishing platform
today. Combining these tools together doubles the power and flexibility of your
websites. Both technologies, being easy and fun to learn, create a recipe for web
magic. I hope you're ready for some fun and interesting insights by learning how
jQuery can improve your WordPress development experience.
you've built web pages, or developed websites using HTML over the last few
years, you will most likely have heard of jQuery—you may not have heard of
Web professionals all over the world have been trying to make the Internet a more
of HTML and CSS. jQuery's power and flexibility lie in its deceptive simplicity,
making navigating a document, selecting elements on a page, and handling events,
straightforward, while smoothing out any browser differences.
In 2009, Lightning Tools decided to take one of its best-selling products, a desktop application, and put it
into the browser as an application page in SharePoint—which turned out to be quite a challenge. When
we were looking at technologies to use, jQuery stood out as something that could be really helpful.
We spent a lot of time trying to understand how to make SharePoint and jQuery work together
initially, and then we started to learn what jQuery actually could do.
So you have the coding chops to write lean, semantic HTML—and you can back it
up with masterful CSS to transform your design ideas into gorgeous web sites that
enthrall your visitors. But these days, you realize, inspiring designs and impeccable
HTML alone fall short when you’re trying to create the next Facebook or Twitter.
So, what’s the missing piece of the front-end puzzle?
No matter what kind of ninja you are—a cooking ninja, a corporate lawyer ninja, or
an actual ninja ninja—virtuosity lies in first mastering the basic tools of the trade.
Once conquered, it’s then up to the full-fledged ninja to apply that knowledge in
creative and inventive ways.
In recent times, jQuery has proven itself to be a simple but powerful tool for taming
and transforming web pages, bending even the most stubborn and aging browsers
to our will. jQuery is a library with two principal purposes: manipulating elements
on a web page, and helping out with Ajax requests.
Knockout.js Succinctly is intended for professional web developers who need to build dynamic, scalable user interfaces with minimal code. Author Ryan Hodson guides you through the essentials of the library, starting with a brief overview of Knockout and its data-oriented aspects, followed by a thorough examination of binding data to various HTML elements, and finally examples of accessing external data and combining Knockout with jQuery animation routines. Complete with code examples and informative diagrams yet shorter than 100 pages, Knockout.
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A warranty is a promise in a contract. It is a written guarantee that the
subject of the agreement is as represented. As a designer, you might
warrant that your work is free from defective workmanship or that it
is original and does not infringe the intellectual property of others.
If some portion of the work turns out to be defective (for example,
a problem with some line of custom computer code in an interactive
project) then it is your responsibility to repair or replace it. Legal issues
related to originality can be a bit more challenging. You can only...