Long time, no post! Freelancing, tight deadlines, christmas, etc.
What is it?
Here's a short, interesting interview with Karl Swedberg (he runs learningjquery.com):
Here's the result of the tutorial (I changed it a little)
Here's a tutorial on how to build an image/content slider:
Or you could try searhing twitter for a list of up to date tutorials
- http://twitter.com/#search?q=jquery%20tutorial (it really is a testament to it's popularity when you see the amount of tutorials)
Tripwiremagazine has a list of some plugins for jQuery that are useful (although some can be achieved with css). Here is the link:
Noupe also has a larger list of plugins:
Or you can learn how to create your own:
I've come across a lot of sites that use jQuery just for the sake of it, it does make a site look a little slicker but only when used right. When its overused, it can get really tiresome and completely removes it's impact. I've seen a few sites with only one UI element utilising jQuery that really impressed me.
This is the first time I've used jQuery, and I'm really impressed. The huge interest and large amount tutorials make it look like it's hear to stay. It has easily overtaken MooTools and Scriptalicious and it's developer base is growing rapidly.