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1.1 Introduction

In this course, I'll show you that you really don't need jQuery. We'll take some code with common jQuery operations and see how they can be implemented in vanilla JavaScript.

1.JavaScript Without jQuery
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JavaScript Without jQuery

1.1 Introduction

[SOUND] There's no doubt that jQuery revolutionized client side development. Not only did it simplify cross browser JavaScript but it also introduced new ways of doing common things like working with a DOM or making HTTP requests. In fact, many pieces of today's standard API was heavily influenced by jQuery. But we've reached a point in time where today's major browsers have excellent standards support. And the standards themselves have evolved to making writing code easier. Hi, my name is Jeremy McPeak. And in the next few minutes, I'm going to show you that you really don't need jQuery. We're going to take some existing jQuery enabled code and convert it to plain old vanilla JavaScript. So grab a cup of coffee and queue up the next video to see how we can rid ourselves of a dependency and make our code execute faster.

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