Dynamically binding event handlers to content that has been ajaxed in with $.load without repeating yourself can be tricky. Lambda functions help you to not repeat yourself as much. jQuery uses lamdba functions everywhere, so if you're familiar with jQuery, you should be familiar with the syntax of lambda functions. In this example, the ajaxed-in […]
This is the first thing to learn about jQuery: If you want an event to work on your page, you should call it inside the $(document).ready() function. Everything inside it will load as soon as the DOM is loaded and before the page contents are loaded.
As promised in my last entry, I'll be showing you a simple effect that you can do using jQuery: showing or hiding something, or a group of things, on the page. The two functions that let us do this are, not surprisingly, show() and hide(). jQuery also comes with another function called toggle(), which will […]
Last time I showed you how to make something appear and disappear on a web page. This time I'll show you how to do it with style. Like we did last time, we'll start with our $(document).ready() and put everything else inside of it. Adjust the Speed This time, however, we're going to adjust the […]
JonBob and I have been working on a TextMate bundle for jQuery over the past few weeks. If you're not familiar with TextMate and you own a Mac, you should definitely check it out. It has saved me countless hours of repetitive keystrokes with its bundles, which contain commands, code snippets, templates, and macros that […]