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Selectors in the Age of jQuery

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April 16, 2011 7:30 AM

Microsoft, Mt. View, California

Microsoft, Mt. View, California

The combination of CSS and jQuery allows for powerful DOM selection and traversal. By employing sizzlin' CSS selectors, and adding some more, jQuery allows us to target elements in a document based not only on parent, child, and sibling relationships, but on attributes, values, states, and relations the target elements do or do not have. You don't even need to have access to the site's HTML because there is no need to add classes and id's. When you know and understand the power of selectors, you can pinpoint any element on the page. Bonus is, this helps you with both jQuery and CSS. In this workshop we'll cover all the selectors, basic to advanced with emphasis on the advanced, including selectors unique to jQuery and those new to CSS3. It's double-duty: one workshop, two skillz..

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