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With all this talk about the so-called death of Adobe Flash, the future of HTML5, etc., I thought I should take a closer look at jQuery. This post is intended to give you an overview and help you decide whether you too should take a closer look.
My first thought is that if you have weak skills in CSS (or no CSS skills at all), you can’t even think about using jQuery. You would need to improve your CSS skills before you tackled jQuery.
With that out of the way (sorry if that ruined your day), let’s note that:
- jQuery is free and not a commercial product.
- The home and source of jQuery is. You can download it there.
As an introduction, I really liked this: . It shows you what jQuery makes possible on today’s Web pages, and even if you don’t want to look at the code, you can open each of the 10 examples and click and see what it does. So in about 15 minutes, you will have a better idea about jQuery’s usefulness.
This example is my favorite: . It’s simple, and it’s really easy to apply this to all kinds of visual journalism situations that an online designer might encounter.
For a very nice slideshow built with jQuery, see this tutorial: .
There’s also a nifty jQuery plug-in for making a slideshow: (thanks to for that link!).
Here’s another good tutorial for a slideshow: .
For the geeks among you, read instead of using a version on your own Web host.
And finally, the ever-helpful () recommended for learning jQuery.
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