40 Resources for Getting Started with jQuery Development




Each year a new batch of young web developers are jumping into the field head-first. Often times frontend web development is the easiest barrier to jumpstart learning. HTML/CSS work is quite simple, but delving into JavaScript provides a deeper realization of general programming topics. These include functions, loops, variables, along with an understanding of how JavaScript code affects elements in the DOM.

In this post you’ll find a series of 40 powerful jQuery articles, tutorials, and free plugins. Each of these resources should provide a starting point for anyone interested to learn frontend scripting. It’s a long road with many hurdles, but well worth the effort. Take a look through some of these links and jump right into any subject matter that you find intriguing.

jQuery Basics & Selectors

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Introduction to DOM Manipulation

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The jQuery Object

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Iterating

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Master the .each() Loop

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Event Delegation

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Using jQuery Plugins

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Writing Your Own jQuery Plugins

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jQuery Animations

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Building a Login Form

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Quick Tips for jQuery Newbs

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Animate Content with jQuery

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JSON for Absolute Beginners

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Reading XML with jQuery

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Sticky Table Headers & Columns

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Lateral On-Scroll Sliding

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Multi-Item Slider

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Swatch Book using CSS3 and jQuery

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Vertical Showcase Slider

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Sliding Letters with jQuery

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Portfolio Image Navigation

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Item Blur Effect

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3D Thumbnail Hover Effects

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Filterable Portfolio with jQuery Isotope

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Ajax with jQuery

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Animate Sliding Content with jQuery

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SlickNav

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A-Slider Plugin

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Pick-A-Color Plugin

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Viewport Crop Plugin

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stickyMojo Plugin

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scrollUp Plugin

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Animated Drop-Down Menu

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Animated Postcard with jQuery

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Animated Alphabet with Keypress Events

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Sliding Boxes and Captions

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jQuery Sprite Animation

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Cycle Through Images on Hover

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Reddit API Webapp

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jQuery Mobile for Beginners

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If you like this gallery then you’ll definitely enjoy my related jQuery mobile tutorial.





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