Simplify Ajax development with jQuery

Discover how easy Ajax and DOM scripting can be

From the developerWorks archives

Jesse Skinner

Date archived: December 7, 2016 | First published: April 10, 2007

jQuery is a JavaScript library that helps simplify your JavaScript™ and Asynchronous JavaScript + XML (Ajax) programming. Unlike similar JavaScript libraries, jQuery has a unique philosophy that allows you to express common complex code succinctly. Learn about the jQuery philosophy, discover its features and functions, perform some common Ajax tasks, and find out how to extend jQuery with plug-ins.

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