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Good jQuery book?

  • # April 21, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    This site has me all jazzed up about jQuery so I want to order a book. It looks like there are two good ones:
    – Learning jQuery by Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer
    – jQuery in Action by Bear Bibeault, Yehuda Katz, and John Resig

    Any opinion on which one is better?


    # April 22, 2008 at 3:51 am

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    Why order an book? there are zillions of articles on the internet and probly more up to date than a book. :!

    # April 23, 2008 at 11:30 pm

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    Hey Donna,

    I just finished reading Learning jQuery by Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer. I really really liked it and it has me full up of good ideas I want to try out. I’m also all jazzed up learning about jQuery, so I’ll probably buy the other one too soon here, but I can’t vouch for it just yet.

    Let me know which one you get and we can compare notes!

    # April 25, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    Thanks Chris. I will go ahead and order the Learning JQuery book today.

    I want to say that I think your site is fantastic. I was a software developer at HP for MANY years but I am still learning when it comes to web design and development and your articles have been a great help to me. I look forward to seeing what you post each day. I also think your video tutorials are excellent. Thanks so much!!

    – Donna

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