Learn jQuery: An In-depth Course For Beginners

A Verifiable Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who undertake this course.

This jQuery for beginners course provides a complete guide to web-based development using this Javascript library that allows unprecedented functionality and graphical effects. With hands-on training from expert author and web designer Craig Buckler, you’ll learn the internal structure of the jQuery library and see how you can create functional animations, utilities and effects according to current web standards.

Though it was created in 2006, jQuery is already being used by more than 50 percent of the most popular sites online and is only growing. In this jQuery tutorial, you’ll learn how to harness its power to your own advantage, first looking at basic chaining, selectors and events, and also going into more sophisticated HTML5, AJAX and plugin features.

This jQuery course is designed for beginners. You’ll learn everything you need to harness jQuery’s full potential.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Starting by first introducing you to jQuery, the teaching style Craig uses to convey this sometimes complex topic makes it easy to learn.
  • The examples he uses are easy to understand, and the lessons build on one another throughout the training course.
  • You will begin by learning the essentials of working with CSS selections, and quickly move on to creating animations – slides, easing, fading, and more.
  • The training escalates with DOM manipulation, event handling, and AJAX interactions.
  • You will even learn how to create your own jQuery plugins.
  • The training course concludes with you working alongside Craig to create real-world usable tab controls, and a browser game written with jQuery!

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to go beyond basic HTML and CSS to create impressive interfaces.
  • Web developers looking to learn another standard for interface design.
  • Anyone wanting to customize their existing sites with customized jQuery plugins.