jQuery Basics Part IV

jQuery Basics Part IV
Now we will be looking at Video 7-10 of the series. In these videos we will be learning more applicable functions of the jQuery library. In Video 7 we learn a pretty neat feature that deals with what happens when we “hover” over something. Hovering means we have put our mouse cursor over the element ...

jQuery Basics Part III

jQuery Basics Part III
In this post we will be looking at Videos 4-6 of the jQuery for Absolute Beginners Video Series. Video 4 and video 5 cover advanced selectors and removing and adding elements. We will be focusing on adding and deleting list elements. An example can be found here. var i= $('#second li').size(); console.log(i); $('a#add').click(function(){ i++; $('<li>' + ...

jQuery Basics Part II

jQuery Basics Part II
In this post we will be exploring / reviewing the first 3 videos of the jQuery for Absolute Beginners Video Series. We will be examining what each video covers and also be looking at what some code snippets do. The full code will be available at my Github and hosted at Pagoda Box Engine Yard ...

jQuery Basics Part I 2

jQuery Basics Part I
If you want to be a web developer, you must learn jQuery. I’ve been to several interviews for web development companies and while having a knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript is nice, it seems that knowing jQuery will (for entry level positions) distinguish you from others applying for the same job. Luckily jQuery is ...

How Bad Do You Want It?

How Bad Do You Want It?
One of the main reasons I created this blog was to hold myself accountable. Not only did I want to keep track of what I learned, but I also wanted to find a way to motivate myself to learn everyday and feel guilty whenever I skipped a day. I wanted to make sure that I ...

Intro to Computer Science

Intro to Computer Science
The best way for anyone to start learning computer science online is through Udacity. I found a link to Udacity off of Reddit on a thread when someone was discussing Code Academy (can also be a useful site that will be talked about in the future). Udacity just started this year with the first course ...

Beginning of A Learning Adventure

Beginning of A Learning Adventure
I am a recent graduate of USC and over the summer I realized that there is a world of knowledge out there and that I want to constantly be learning. We waste a lot of time watching TV, checking Facebook, or surfing Reddit, but what if we used at least half of this wasted time ...