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Publisher Description

As an experienced jQuery plugin developer and the operator of a website devoted to jQuery education, I have had many opportunities to talk with other developers and understand what works and what doesn't when it comes to learning how to build plugins. This short guide is intended to quickly get you up to speed with core concepts, which enable you to start building plugins of your own.


Experienced developers know that well-written jQuery plugins can reduce bugs, increase efficiency, improve collaboration, and save time. In jQuery Plugin Development in 30 Minutes, I'll show you how to write clean and efficient jQuery plugins that are easy to maintain and collaborate on. While jQuery Plugin Development in 30 Minutes is intended for people who already have some experience with JavaScript and jQuery, most of the concepts in the guide will not require any advanced knowledge. Topics include:


* Creating a plugin 

* Prototyping

* Generate, Init, and Destroy

* Handling events

* Plugin options

* Setters and Getters

* Styling, CSS, and themes

* Callbacks

* Browser and mobile support

* File organization and versioning

* Boilerplate


I've also included bonus content, including sections on jQuery methods, utilities, selectors, and events, as well as a jQuery glossary. jQuery Plugin Development in 30 Minutes really is intended to be a short but productive read -- my intention is to avoid the fluff and filler that make up 80% of most programming books, and just get straight to the point!


The full table of contents is below:


Introduction

- About This Guide 

- Why jQuery Plugins? 


Section 01: Creation 

- Naming 

- Closures 

- Plugin Function 

- Summary 


Section 02: Prototyping

- The Main Loop 

- The get() Method

- Plugin Class

- Prototyping

- Summary


Section 03: Conventions 

- Generate

- Destroy 

- Init 

- $var 

- Private Functions 

- This & That 

- $.proxy() 

- Summary 


Section 04: Events 

- Note on .hover() 

- e.currentTarget vs e.target 

- Disabling Event Bubbling 

- Naming Events 

- Naming Functions 

- Summary 


Section 05: Options 

- Default Options 

- Plugin Options 

- Additional Options 

- Data Options 

- Advanced Options Setter 

- Summary 


Section 06: Setters and Getters 

- Setters 

- Getters 

- Methods 

- The Routine 

- Auto-Creation 

- Summary 


Section 07: CSS and Themes 

- Naming 

- CSS 

- Setting Themes 

- Multiple Themes 

- Summary 


Section 08: Effects 

- States 

- Controller 

- Summary 


Section 09: Callbacks 

- Setup 

- Ajax 

- Naming 

- Summary 


Section 10: Browser and Mobile Support 

- Browser Support 

- Extending $.support 

- Mobile Support 

- Summary 


Section 11: File Organization 

- Simple 

- With Grunt 

- Git 

- Versioning 

- Summary 


Section 12: Boilerplate 


Section 13: Conclusion 


Bonus Content 

Section 14: jQuery Methods 

Section 15: jQuery Utilities 

Section 16: jQuery Selectors 

Section 17: jQuery Events 

Glossary

GENRE
Computers & Internet
RELEASED
2015
November 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
102
Pages
PUBLISHER
I30 Media
SELLER
i30 Media Corporation
SIZE
2.8
MB