Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video Event helper features, part of jQuery Essential Training.
- [Narrator] You've probably gotten the sense by now…that jQuery recognizes that there are certain…common patterns in web development,…that it tries to make a little bit less tedious…and easier for developers to address.…Event handling is no different.…Let's click on the API documentation link…here on the jQuery website,…and I'll go down to the events section.…And I'm going to click on the browser events link.…You can see here that there's a category for browser events…that provides short hand methods for attaching…common event handlers to certain things…like resizing, and error handling, and scrolling,…but it doesn't stop there.…
If we click on form events, you'll notice…that there are a whole bunch of shorthand methods…for handling form events, like form submission,…and focus changes, and so on.…And once again, let's go ahead and click on keyboard events.…Well there's shorthand methods for handling…things like key presses.…Let's go look at mouse events.…I think you get the idea.…There's various shorthand functions…
- What is jQuery?
- Using selectors and filters to extract information
- Creating, inserting, and animating page content
- Handling events
- Understanding jQuery statement chaining
- Working with CSS
- Building event handlers
- Animating with jQuery: showing, hiding, and fading page elements
- Working with AJAX
Skill Level Beginner
1. A Quick Introduction to jQuery
2. Working with Page Content
3. Manipulating Page Content
4. jQuery Events
5. Animations and Effects
6. AJAX Operations
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