About Jquery

jQuery is a lightweight, "write less, do more", JavaScript library. This tutorial will help you to learn jQuery selectors, effects, traversing, animation, attributes and more. The purpose of jQuery is to make it much easier to use JavaScript on your website. It is free, open-source software using the permissive MIT License. jQuery also simplifies a lot of the complicated things from JavaScript, like AJAX calls and DOM manipulation. The jQuery library contains the following features:

  • HTML/DOM manipulation
  • HTML event methods
  • AJAX
  • Utilities
  • Effects and animations
Original author(s) John Resig
Developer(s) jQuery Team
Initial release August 26, 2006
Written in JavaScript
Type JavaScript library
License MIT license
Website  jquery.com