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jQuery Introduction

jQuery library can be added to the page through a simple tag line.

You need to have basic knowledge

Before you start learning jQuery, you should have a basic understanding of the following:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

If you need to learn these subjects, please our home page to find these tutorials.

What is jQuery?

jQuery is a JavaScript library.

jQuery is a lightweight "write less, do more" JavaScript library.

jQuery library contains the following features:

  • Select HTML elements
  • HTML element operation
  • CSS operation
  • HTML event functions
  • JavaScript effects and animation
  • HTML DOM traversal and modification
  • AJAX
  • Utilities

Tip: In addition, Jquery also provides a number of plug-ins.

Why use jQuery?

There are currently on the network of a large number of open source JS framework, but jQuery is the most popular JS framework, but also provides a number of extensions.

Many large companies are using jQuery, for example:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • Netflix
lampAre jQuery available for all browsers?

jQuery community know JS exist in different browsers a lot of compatibility issues, the current jQuery compatible with all major browsers, including Internet Explorer 6!