jQuery Introduction

jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library created by John Resig in 2006. simplifies the interaction between HTML and JavaScript.jQuery is used by Microsoft, Google, Mozilla, IBM, Amazon, HP, Intel.jQuery has changed the way that millions of people write JavaScript.

How to Download jQuery ?

To Download lastest version of jQuery Click Here.

Alternatives to Download jQuery

You can Include jQuery from a CDN(Content Delivery Network).Both Google and Microsoft host jQuery.

Google CDN
<head>
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
Microsoft CDN
<head>
<script src="http://ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
</head> 

Browser Support

jQuery works in IE 6+, Firefox 2+, Safari 3+, Chrome, and Opera 9+ .

jQuery Features

  • HTML/DOM manipulation
  • CSS manipulation
  • HTML event methods
  • Effects and animations
  • AJAX
  • JSON parsing
  • Utilities
  • Multi-browser support

jQuery Install

jQuery library is a single JavaScript file, and you reference it with the HTML <script> tag.Tag should be inside the head section.

<head>
<script src="jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
</head>