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So I watched the jQuery tutorial and can’t get it working

  • red
    # October 24, 2008 at 4:13 am

    As the topic implies, I attempted to copy the code used in the tutorial video nearly to the letter in order to learn the basic functionality before venturing deeper into it.

    the site:
    the CSS:

    Might be that I’ve become blind to the code, but for the love of god I cannot figure out whats wrong and why it does not work. If someone who knows about jQuery would take a moment to review (it’s relatively small file) and troubleshoot it to me, I’d be very grateful!

    # October 24, 2008 at 9:35 am

    It took a long time to spot, but i think this should be the right code:


    width: “300px”




    You have a few problems with wrong numbers of brackets. Have a look at this code, and yours. You must make sure that every open bracket gets closed.

    # October 24, 2008 at 11:52 am

    Indeed, love how blind I can be at times. :) Thanks.

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