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You don't need programming experience to add interactive and visual effects to your web pages with JavaScript. This Missing Manual shows you how the jQuery library makes JavaScript programming fun, easy, and accessible to web designers at every level of experience. You'll quickly learn how to use jQuery to help your site run smoothly and look great across multiple web browsers -- without typing a lot of code.

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Average Rating: 4.428571428571429 out of 5 rating Based on 7 Ratings

"Excellent" - by Anonymous on 10-APR-2014
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Great book
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"Just enough details to get started" - by zeteo on 08-JAN-2013
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this book provides a quick review of some JavaScript syntax, and spends most of its focus on jQuery.

Full of samples of how to do common client-side tasks such as photo slide show, validation, AJAX, tabs, ^ tooltips.

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"Wow - this book doesn't teach anything well" - by gsusiesmith on 24-AUG-2012
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I found the instructions for learning html, css, javascript and  jquery shallow and severely limited that I cannot read it let alone recommend it. There simply isn't enough information about any of the technologies to be useful and it tries to pretent that they're so easy to learn. I think it would have been better to focus on readers with a specific knowledge level, say competency in html/css, and provide more in-depth instruction on Javascript and then some introductory jquery. This is more like trying to take a complete novice through html, css, javascript, and jquery in one book. Doesn't happen and isn't going to work.
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"Great book to learn javascript and jquery" - by kosiew on 07-FEB-2012
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This book gives you very practical examples to get you started on jQuery and javascript.
Unlike other books, it gives just sufficient depth in each topic to get a working and practical example. The other books on the subject I sampled before this overwhelm and discourage completion of them.

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