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jQuery Plugin Development: Best Practices

Introduction

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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.

Follow up this course and put the best practices you've learned to good use by building a jQuery plugin in our short course: