Using jQuery with Other Libraries

General The jQuery library, and virtually all of its plugins are constrained within the jQuery namespace. As a general rule, “global” objects are stored inside the jQuery namespace as well, so you shouldn’t get a clash between jQuery and any other library (like Prototype, MooTools, or YUI). That said, there is one caveat: By default, jQuery uses “$” as a ... Read More »

How jQuery Works

The Basics This is a basic tutorial, designed to help you get started using jQuery. If you don’t have a test page setup yet, start by creating a new HTML page with the following contents: <html> <head> <script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> // Your code goes here </script> </head> <body> <a href="">jQuery</a> </body> </html> Edit the src attribute in the ... Read More »