A First Look at jQuery

  • Bipin Joshi


In the first chapter, you learned that jQuery is a JavaScript library, so whatever you can do using jQuery can also be done using plain JavaScript code. What’s the benefit of using jQuery? The biggest benefit is that it is easy to use and allows you to accomplish the same task in fewer lines of code. The official jQuery web site ( ) rightly puts it: write less, do more. As you will see in the rest of this book, jQuery takes away the complexity of using JavaScript so that even seemingly hard to achieve tasks can be performed with ease.


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  • Bipin Joshi
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  1. 1.MaharastraIndia

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