jQuery Plugin Development: Best Practices

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This course explains the fundamentals of writing best practice jQuery plugins. Some of the topics I’ll cover include how plugins extend jQuery’s prototype to add new methods to the library, understanding the 'this' object inside a plugin, keeping plugins configurable, theming them, handling events and exposing AJAX options for easier implementation by others.

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Length:
2.3 hours
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Dan Wellman is an author and front-end engineer. By day he wrangles JavaScript for Skype in London, and by night he writes books and tutorials about web-development, and produces screencast courses for Tuts+ Premium. Prior to this, Dan spent six years working as a front-end developer for two small digital agencies in his home town of Southampton, where he honed his skills from developer hobbyist to respected professional. For over ten years Dan has written for numerous websites such as Dev Shed, DMX Zone, Developer Drive, and of course Nettuts, and also several magazines including; PSD Magazine and .Net. He has so far had 7 books published. Somewhere between commuting, coding and writing, Dan is also a grateful husband and the proud father of four wonderful children. Occasionally he enjoys playing tennis badly, amateur boxing, riding mountain bikes around forests, or just spending time with family and friends. He also loves strong coffee, single-malt whisky, and having a moan on Twitter.
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