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Last reply by: Professor Lei
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:33 PM

Post by Mike Khan on January 21, 2013

You mentioned that one should be excellent in jQuery, Educator does not offer jQuery course. Is there another place I can learn jQuery

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Last reply by: Anthony Reynolds
Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:31 PM

Post by Professor Lei on November 26, 2012

yes sorry - in my mind i thought i had replied to you
thanks for the reminder

there are MANY places that anyones code can break down
especially when you say things like "home-grown" or "my own ____"

so always start your debugging process like this -
simplify simplify simplify

you should first jsut see if your ajax function works
by only having two files
one html with the basic inline jquery/js
and one php which contains the ajax calling function

then when you are sure thats wroking
then start building your project around the stuff
that you have just proven that works

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Post by Anthony Reynolds on November 26, 2012

Professor Lei, Did you see my questions on the post above?

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Last reply by: Professor Lei
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:31 PM

Post by Anthony Reynolds on November 15, 2012

Professor Lei, I have a few questions not based on this course but refering to jquery can you help?

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Post by Jorge Guerrero on August 13, 2012

Code works, just make sure you re-reference the javascript/jquery files in the example files to your directory. The reference to google reference is good, but you can import your own production file from jquery.com, if you want, but I'd leave it with the google external reference. It saves space, and I think it's better coding.

I found this out when I started really looking at the code to see what I was doing wrong. My first mistake was to try and figure out the functions, which I thought were in AJAX, and I did not understand them, so I thought the code was broken.

Code works fine, but please re-direct your references, and you'll be good to go. The code won't work out of the box like in most downloadable files. This AJAX thing is a tad more advanced. :)

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Last reply by: Professor Lei
Mon Aug 6, 2012 8:06 PM

Post by Jorge Guerrero on June 28, 2012

Joke: I answered myself above, as the problem still persists.

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Last reply by: Professor Lei
Mon Aug 6, 2012 7:57 PM

Post by Jorge Guerrero on April 1, 2012

Profr. Lei, I believe the Lesson1.php example you show has an error in the download.

I'm opening the file from the XAMPP localhost server, but the lower half does not behave like in your example. Need to check what's wrong with it, but for the moment please take note.

What Are Ajax & jQuery?

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  • Intro 0:00
  • What You Will Learn 0:12
    • What You Will Learn
  • Minimum Requirements 1:12
    • Minimum Requirements
  • What is Ajax 2:13
    • What is Ajax
    • Non-Ajax Page vs. Ajax Page
  • What is jQuery? 3:25
    • What is jQuery?
  • Why Ajax? 4:14
    • 5. Asynchronous
    • 4. Important for Coders: Better Code Structure
    • 3. Faster Dev: Reusable Code
    • 2. Less Data Transfer
    • 1. More Humanistic Feel
  • Real World Examples 8:50
    • Real World Examples
  • Final Comments 9:52
    • Final Comments