Posted on | November 22, 2011
These jQuery resources will set you on the path towards mastering jQuery.
- Getting Started with jQuery – this is the official jQuery getting started guide.
- jQuery Crash Course – Nathan Smith gives a quick introduction to jQuery on Digital Web Magazine.
- Introduction to jQuery – Rick Strahl, well-known for his work developing with Microsoft technologies, gives his introduction to jQuery with part two covering using jQuery with ASP.NET.
- 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 Cookbook – collaborative book by many jQuery team members with recipes on many jQuery topics.
- jQuery Reference 1.4 – practical examples of the entire jQuery 1.4 API. Authored by Karl Swedberg & Jonathan Chaffer
- jQuery UI 1.7 – Build highly interactive web applications with ready-to-use widgets from the jQuery User Interface library. Authored by Dan Wellman.
- Marc Grabanski
- Simon Willison
jQuery in 15 minutes
- jQuery for Absolute Beginners – Net Tuts screencast series starts by downloading the library and eventually work our way up to creating an AJAX style-switcher.
- jQuery for Designers Screencasts – a myriad of screencast videos to teach you jQuery from a designer’s perspective.
Intro to jQuery – Chris Coyier from CSS Tricks gives you an introduction to jQuery.
- The jQuery Course Prerelease – Marc Grabanski’s project to document all he’s learned from four years of jQuery programming into one educational course.
- Meet jQuery – this Peepcode Screencast teaches you jQuery through building a simple time-tracking application.
- An Intensive Introduction to jQuery – Ben Nadal takes a deep dive into jQuery.
Attend a training course
- Idea Foundry jQuery Training – The brains behind Collective Idea host jQuery classes led by Karl Swedberg in Holland, Michigan.
- jQuery Boot Camp – Ben Nadal’s training course in New York City.
- Thoughtbot Training – look here for training on jQuery from time to time.
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.
- Carsonified Online jQuery Conference
- Official jQuery Conference – hosted in Boston, San Francisco, and other locations in the future.
- jQuery Summit – online conference.
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!
- jQuery on Twitter
- Twitter Directory for Tag jQuery
- jQuery List
- 10 Things I Learned from the jQuery Source