A Getting Started Guide

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Jörn Zaefferer has put together a nice “Getting Started Guide” that can help people, um, get started wtih jQuery. It’ll help anyone who is new to jQuery, and even those who are fairly new to JavaScript and programming in general — just the kind of help I like. Here is what the guide includes:

  1. Setup
  2. Hello jQuery
  3. Find me: Using selectors and events
  4. Rate me: Using AJAX
  5. Animate me: Using FX
  6. Sort me: Using tablesorter plugin
  7. Plug me: Writing your own plugins
  8. Next steps

We’ll be covering some of these topics here, too, but the more people who get the message out about how easy it is to use jQuery, the better.

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  1. Heh, nice to see after all, that someone still cares for that guide.
    I want to update it as soon as the new jQuery website is online. I’ll keep in mind to inform you when the URL moves.

  2. Hey, thanks for the comment and thanks in advance for letting us know when the URL moves. Cheers!

  3. Thanks for working on a guide like this! I can’t wait to get my noob hands dirty.

  4. OK, the new version is ready. I changed the URL to a more “official” one:

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