Best Jquery ebooks

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I just found many good ebooks. So i decided to share with you guy.

1. jQuery: Novice to Ninja by Earle Castledine and Craig Sharkie (Mar 7, 2010)

What will you learn? This exciting new 390-page book is perfect for any jQuery user, regardless of whether you’re a beginner, advanced, or somewhere in-between.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to zero in and instantly transform page elements
  • How to create clever animations that attract visitors’ attention
  • How to build cool UI widgets to wow your clients
  • Simple methods to add power to your designs
  • Strategies for advanced plugin development
  • How to simplify the handling of AJAX requests
  • Best-practice code organization methods
  • Advanced techniques for ninja-level developers

2. jQuery in Action, Second Edition by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz (Jul 5, 2010)

jquery in action
WHAT’S INSIDE

  • In-depth jQuery 1.4
  • Complete coverage of jQuery UI 1.8
  • DOM manipulation and event handling
  • Animation and UI effects
  • Many practical examples

3. jQuery Pocket Reference by David Flanagan (Jan 4, 2011)

jQuery is the “write less, do more” JavaScript library. Its powerful features and ease of use have made it the most popular client-side JavaScript framework for the Web. This book is jQuery’s trusty companion: the definitive “read less, learn more” guide to the library. jQuery Pocket Reference explains everything you need to know about jQuery, completely and comprehensively. You’ll learn how to:

  • Select and manipulate document elements
  • Alter document structure
  • Handle and trigger events
  • Create visual effects and animations
  • Script HTTP with Ajax utilities
  • Use jQuery’s selectors and selection methods, utilities, plugins and more

4. jQuery Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for jQuery Developers (Animal Guide)

jQuery simplifies building rich, interactive web frontends. Getting started with this JavaScript library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; this cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. With these recipes, you’ll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces.
Ideal for newcomers and JavaScript veterans alike, jQuery Cookbook starts with the basics and then moves to practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles. You also get recipes on advanced topics, such as methods for applying jQuery to large projects.

5. JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual

JavaScript lets you supercharge your HTML with animation, interactivity, and visual effects—but many web designers find the language hard to learn. This jargon-free guide covers JavaScript basics and shows you how to save time and effort with the jQuery library of prewritten JavaScript code. You’ll soon be building web pages that feel and act like desktop programs, without having to do much programming.The important stuff you need to know:

  • Make your pages interactive. Create JavaScript events that react to visitor actions.
  • Use animations and effects. Build drop-down navigation menus, pop-ups, automated slideshows, and more.
  • Improve your user interface. Learn how the pros make websites fun and easy to use.
  • Collect data with web forms. Create easy-to-use forms that ensure more accurate visitor responses.
  • Add a dash of Ajax. Enable your web pages to communicate with a web server without a page reload.

6. Learning jQuery, Third Edition

Step through each of the core concepts of the jQuery library, building an overall picture of its capabilities. Once you have thoroughly covered the basics, the book returns to each concept to cover more advanced examples and techniques. This book is for web designers who want to create interactive elements for their designs, and for developers who want to create the best user interface for their web applications. Basic JavaScript programming and knowledge of HTML and CSS is required. No knowledge of jQuery is assumed, nor is experience with any other JavaScript libraries.

7. Head First jQuery by Ryan Benedetti and Ronan Cranley (Sep 29, 2011)

Want to add more interactivity and polish to your websites? Discover how jQuery can help you build complex scripting functionality in just a few lines of code. With Head First jQuery, you’ll quickly get up to speed on this amazing JavaScript library by learning how to navigate HTML documents while handling events, effects, callbacks, and animations. By the time you’ve completed the book, you’ll be incorporating Ajax apps, working seamlessly with HTML and CSS, and handling data with PHP, MySQL and JSON.

If you want to learn—and understand—how to create interactive web pages, unobtrusive script, and cool animations that don’t kill your browser, this book is for you.

Use jQuery with DOM to overcome the limitations of HTML and CSS

  • Learn how jQuery selectors and actions work together
  • Write functions and wire them to interface elements
  • Use jQuery effects to create actions on the page
  • Make your pages come alive with animation
  • Build interactive web pages with jQuery and Ajax

8. Smashing jQuery (Smashing Magazine Book Series) by Jake Rutter (Feb 8, 2011)

smashing jquery

jQuery can really up your development time and allow you to write interactive components that you thought were impossible without serious programming knowledge. Smashing jQuery provides practical techniques, solutions, and examples with real-world solutions that you can use in your everyday working environment building Web and mobile sites.

Topics covered include:

  • jQuery Fundamentals
  • Ajax Requests
  • Events and Effects
  • Dom Manipulation with Tutorials on Tasks such as Building a Drop-Down Menu
  • Gallery Lightboxes
  • Form Management
  • Dynamic Tabular Data
  • Mouse Event Effects
  • Modal Dialog Boxes
  • Custom jQuery Plug-ins and much more