Understanding and installing jQuery


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Understanding and installing jQuery

jQuery is a framework that fixes compatibility issues that happen with JavaScript in older browsers. The library also gives you a lot of additional tools for working with the DOM. One of my favorite features of the framework is how easy it makes it to work with AJAX. So let's go ahead and take a look at some of the options you have for installing jQuery. So there's two ways you can include jQuery into your projects. You can download a copy or use it from a CDN. A CDN is a content delivery network. You can see links to those if you click on the Download tab right here and then look over here to the left.

Those are links to the most popular CDN libraries that have jQuery. You can also try cdnjs.com; that has copies of a lot of libraries, including jQuery. So the advantage of using a CDN is that if a browser has loaded your library from a CDN when you visited some other website, it may already be cached in your browser when it comes to your site, so your page will load a lot faster. Th...

Understanding and installing jQuery
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Understanding and installing jQuery provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Ray Villalobos as part of the JavaScript and AJAX

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