jQuery and AJAX for Beginners - The Definitive Guide

Make dynamic websites using the jQuery JavaScript library
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (1,219 ratings)
20,422 students
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jQuery and AJAX for Beginners - The Definitive Guide
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (1,219 ratings)
20,422 students
Master the fundamentals of the jQuery library
Learn AJAX programming

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Description

Websites and HTML5 apps need to be interactive, dynamic and smooth to the end user.

jQuery is the world’s most used JavaScript library to create rich web applications that just feel natural to use. In this comprehensive course you’ll learn how to use jQuery to work with the DOM, use events, effects and animations, AJAX, JSON and to create interactive AJAX forms.

This course is 100% jQuery 2.x compliant!

This course is taught by Pablo Farias Navarro, founder of ZENVA and web application developer. Pablo has been using jQuery since 2007. More than 20,000 students are learning how to code with our courses, in particular our Programming for Entrepreneurs course series. This course builds on our previous HTML and JavaScript free courses and takes you to the next step, which is to make your website or HTML5 interactive and dynamic.

Some of the things you will learn in this course:

  • When to use jQuery 1.x or 2.x.
  • CSS selectors and DOM traversing functions in depth to find any element you want.
  • DOM manipulation to add or remove custom HTML content anywhere, whenever you decide.
  • Working with events to create interactive sites.
  • Listen to changes in select dropdowns and checkboxes.
  • jQuery animations and effects. Slide, fade, show, hide.
  • AJAX to load dynamic HTML from the server.
  • Working with JSON from the server.
  • Interactive forms that display extra fields according to the values of other fields.
  • AJAX form submission the easy way.
  • Dealing with cache issues in AJAX requests.
  • Learn jQuery in a 2.x compliant manner.

Who this course is for:

  • Web developers of all backgrounds, including beginners, who want to update their skills and learn jQuery from scratch

Course content

9 sections38 lectures2h 37m total length
  • Course Intro
    05:13
  • Obtaining jQuery
    04:42
  • jQuery Documentation
    02:16
  • Course Source Code
    00:05
  • Additional Resources
    00:16

Instructors

Certified Game Developer and Founder of ZENVA
Pablo Farias Navarro
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 22,179 Reviews
  • 450,218 Students
  • 47 Courses

Certified game developer and Founder of ZENVA - the world's leading platform to learn game making, VR, machine learning and full-stack programming. Since 2012, Pablo has been developing professional-grade courses that have helped over 400,000 learn to code.

Pablo is a member of the Intel Innovator Program in the Asia Pacific Region, and has run live programming workshops in San Francisco, Brisbane and Bangalore.

Pablo holds a Master in Information Technology (Management) degree from the University of Queensland (Australia) and a Master of Science in Engineering degree from the Catholic University of Chile.

Build Games, Apps, Websites and VR Experiences
Zenva Academy
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 22,179 Reviews
  • 450,218 Students
  • 47 Courses

Trusted by 500,000+ learners and developers, Zenva provides world-class training on in-demand programming skills covering game development, machine learning, virtual reality and full-stack web development.

Our e-learning platform Zenva Academy is the leading place to upskill, learn and gain key tech skills for the innovation economy. Our curriculum is organized about Mini-Degrees™ which cover a wide range of technical subjects and include video, project files and mentor support.