When to use jQuery


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When to use jQuery

Now let's take a look at when you would use jQuery and perhaps when you wouldn't. So first step, when to use jQuery. The first and most obvious reason to me is, when you're working on a project that already includes it. So if you're building a website in WordPress, Drupal, or if you're using a prototyping toolkit like Bootstrap or Foundation, those already include jQuery. So, you could feel free to use it. You might also use jQuery when you want access to plugins that do things that are useful to you in whatever project you're working. There is an enormous ecosystem of plugins available for jQuery, so if you're trying to do things that plugins accomplish, you may want to use jQuery for access to those.

You can also use jQuery if you want to support older versions of Internet Explorer for certain JavaScript functions. jQuery kind of evens out a lot of the capabilities issues that you face while working in JavaScript in older browsers. If you have a lot of skill in CSS and you ...

When to use jQuery
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When to use jQuery provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joe Chellman as part of the jQuery for Web Designers

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