The main purpose of the jQuery framework is to program web resource elements and create various web applications.
The development of jQuery is not commercial, the library is filled with a team of enthusiasts for donations.
jQuery technology has gained great popularity among programmers due to the speed of mastering the library, the small amount of code used and the short time it was written.
History of creation jQuery
A ready-made solutions library was presented at the BarCamp niche event, which was held in New York City in 2006.
Key Features of jQuery
The library includes the following functional:
- CSS-selectors Sizzle, which have already been formed into a separate project;
- Work with DOM-elements;
- Visual effects;
- Additions to AJAX;
Features of the framework
JQuery attempts to separate behavior from the overall structure of the HTML document. For example, if we are talking about the operation of the button click event handler, then instead of directly indicating it, control passes to JQuery. The library first determines the button, and then transforms the signal into a click event handler.