jQuery Basics - Getting Started

introduction to Javascript and jQuery basics JavaScript is one of the most simple, versatile and effective languages used to extend functionality in websites. jQuery is a JavaScript library designed to simplify client side scripting of HTML. We can do many visually attractive things with jQuery, like carousels, image galleries, fluctuating layouts, and fast responses to the button clicks. Instead of writing extra lines of code or the writing the same code over and over, you can use jQuery to consolidate the code. jQuery will do the heavy lifting while you can concentrate on the more important stuff. jQuery is a mature and robust tool that can help you build confidence as a developer by helping you quickly and easily get projects up and running. First, let's look at some jQuery basics , and at how we can use jQuery to perform its core functionality: getting some elements and doing something with them.