Why jQuery ?


Why jQuery?
The most important reason behind developing jQuery is to simplify client side scripting
(i.e. coding JavaScript).

If you are familiar with coding JavaScript you might have got frustrated in some of the situations like selecting or targeting HTML elements, applying effects to them, adding and removing events, navigating and manipulating DOM tree, developing AJAX applications etc.

jQuery makes things like
selecting or targeting elements ,
adding styles,
adding effects,
creating animations,
event handling,
navigating and manipulating DOM tree,
developing AJAX applications etc. much much simpler than JavaScript.

jQuery has changed the way how JavaScript is written by millions of designers and developers around the world. jQuery has simplified the way of coding JavaScript.

Today most of the websites over the net use jQuery.

jQuery has a very wide community and forum (https://forum.jquery.com/ )

jQuery is continuously getting updated

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