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jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Learning Lab)

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jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Learning Lab)

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  • About this Web Edition
  • A Web Edition is an online learning product that you view in your web browser while connected to the Internet. Some Web Editions include additional interactive features, such as videos, quizzes, or live code editing. Read the product description for more details. A Web Edition will be accessible from your Account page after purchase.

    Viewing a Web Edition requires a web browser that fully supports HTML5. Supported platforms are:

    • Windows XP (Firefox only)
    • Windows 7, 8, or 10 (IE10, IE11, Chrome, or Firefox)
    • Mac OS X (Safari, Firefox, or Chrome)
    • Linux (Chrome or Firefox)
    • iOS 6, 7, or 8 (Mobile Safari)


  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Web Edition
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-392759-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-392759-7

Learn jQuery and JavaScript in just 24 one-hour online lessons

With this interactive online course — featuring step-by-step lessons, expert video instruction, live code editing, and interactive quizzes — you can quickly teach yourself to build dynamic single-page web apps that deliver the rich experiences your users want.

Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours has a straightforward, step-by-step approach that helps you master fundamental JavaScript programming skills. And with this exclusive online Learning Lab edition of the book you can:

  • Read the complete text of the book online — at your own pace, whenever you want
  • Watch an expert instructor show you how perform key tasks in more than 50 short, easy-to-follow videos
  • Try each of the examples yourself in an interactive online code editing sandbox — and see the results with the click of a button
  • Test your understanding of the material after each lesson with a fully interactive online quiz

Three sample lessons are available for FREE online exactly as they appear in the full online Learning Lab — with complete video walkthroughs, code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Try them out today!

This online tutorial’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to create effects, animations, lists, complex forms, and more. In just a few hours, you’ll be building great user interfaces for any device, even the newest smartphones and tablets.

Learn how to…

  • Quickly start building web pages with jQuery and JavaScript
  • Master jQuery syntax, logic, functions, and objects
  • Efficiently access, manipulate, and navigate DOM elements
  • Build highly interactive web pages with events and event handlers
  • Implement cookies, pop-up windows, and timers
  • Create animations, special effects, and image galleries
  • Construct, interact with, and validate forms
  • Use advanced elements, such as table filters, custom dialogs, and dynamic sparklines
  • Access server-side data via AJAX
  • Work with data using JSON, XML, queues, and binding
  • Build superior user interfaces more quickly with jQuery UI
  • Add richer page interactions with jQuery UI Widgets
  • Create mobile-friendly pages with jQuery Mobile
  • Customize your mobile pages with jQuery Mobile ThemeRoller

About This Learning Lab: A Learning Lab is a self-paced online course that integrates text, graphics, video screencasts, live code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes into a complete tutorial. It is delivered online from a link that will be available on your InformIT Account page after purchase. Once purchased you can view the Learning Lab course in any web browser that supports HTML5, including the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. Supported platforms are:

  • Windows XP (Firefox only)
  • Windows 7 or 8 (Chrome or Firefox)
  • Mac OS X (Safari, Firefox, or Chrome)
  • Linux (Chrome or Firefox)
  • iOS 6 or iOS 7 (Mobile Safari)

Sample Content


Three sample lessons (Hours 1, 2, and 3) are available for viewing online, exactly as they appear in the full Learning Lab with complete video walkthroughs and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Just click on a link below.


Part I: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development

Hour 1: Intro to Dynamic Web Programming

Hour 2: Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages

Hour 3: Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy

Hour 4: Adding CSS/CSS3 Styles to Allow Dynamic Design and Layout

Hour 5: Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax

Hour 6: Understanding and Using JavaScript Objects

Part II: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Web Pages

Hour 7: Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery Objects

Hour 8: Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery

Hour 9: Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages

Hour 10: Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages

Hour 11: Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

Part III: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages

Hour 12: Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects

Hour 13: Interacting with Web Forms

Hour 14: Creating Advanced Web Page Elements

Part IV: Advanced Concepts

Hour 15: Accessing Server-Side Data via AJAX

Hour 16: Interacting with External Services, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Flickr

Part V: jQuery UI

Hour 17: Introducing jQuery UI

Hour 18: Using jQuery UI Effects

Hour 19: Advanced Interactions Using jQuery UI Interaction Widgets

Hour 20: Using jQuery UI Widgets to Add Rich Interactions to Web Pages

Part VI: jQuery Mobile

Hour 21: Introducing Mobile Website Development

Hour 22: Implementing Mobile Web Pages

Hour 23: Formatting Content in Mobile Pages

Hour 24: Implementing Mobile Form Elements and Controls


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