Great Ways to Learn jQuery

Posted on | November 22, 2011

These jQuery resources will set you on the path towards mastering jQuery.

Written Articles

E-Books

  • jQuery Fundamentals – open-source e-book written by Rebecca Murphey in collaboration with other well-known members of the jQuery community.
  • jQuery Enlightenment – Cody Lindley’s e-book covers advanced topics on jQuery with links to working code examples in jsbin.

 

jQuery Books

  • jQuery Cookbook – collaborative book by many jQuery team members with recipes on many jQuery topics.
  • Learning jQuery 1.3 – walkthrough of learning the jQuery JavaScript library through hands-on examples and explanations. Authored by Karl Swedberg & Jonathan Chaffer
  • jQuery Reference 1.4 – practical examples of the entire jQuery 1.4 API. Authored by Karl Swedberg & Jonathan Chaffer
  • jQuery in Action 2nd edition – a fast-paced introduction to jQuery that will take your JavaScript programming to the next level. Authored by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz.
  • jQuery UI 1.7 – Build highly interactive web applications with ready-to-use widgets from the jQuery User Interface library. Authored by Dan Wellman.

Slideshows

Learning Screencasts

Attend a training course

Hire a Corporate jQuery Trainer

  • appendTo Training – the jQuery company offers corporate training.
  • Rebecca Murphey – started the open-source e-book jQuery Fundementals and is a member of the yayQuery podcast.
  • Karl Swedberg – wrote the Learning jQuery books and runs this website.
  • Marc Grabanski – creator of the jQuery UI Datepicker project and blogger.
  • Ordered List – all around great guys, creators of the Harmony CMS, and active speakers and writers.

Conferences

jQuery Meetups

Another great way to learn more jQuery is to start or join a jQuery Meetup. Check to see if there is a meetup near you, and if not, start one!

Podcasts

More Resources

Other Blogs

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