One way to think of jQuery is the “Select and Do” library. jQuery is particularly good at selecting elements on the page (stuff in the DOM) and then doing something. Select and do. Select and do.
See the Pen 99a923df4131377dc308895be1baf4e1 by Chris Coyier (@chriscoyier) on CodePen
We referenced the jQuery API documentation a bit, which is very good and useful and we’ll be using a lot. We specifically used the addClass() method and the css() method.
For a brief moment this afternoon, after I paid $12.99 to gain access to The Lodge for a month, I regretted wasting that money. Then, 3 minutes and 30 seconds into the first video about jQuery, I realize that the $12.99 lodge subscription might be the best thing I’ve spent money on in a long time.
You make this stuff ridiculously easy to understand. I just started a new webmaster job, and have been a little nervous, so finding this series has been a weight off of my chest. Thank you!