I've written a bunch of code that takes advantage of JQuery to do nice
things with OCLC web services. There are several posts on my blog (
http://www.librarywebchic.net) about my projects as well as some code
samples. I second the recommendation for you to check out JQuery-UI. It is
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Ken Irwin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm on a mission to finally learn some jQuery, and I'm kind of falling in
> love with it. In particular, I'm finding in it the perfect tool for
> modifying our OPAC in ways that the catalog vendor never intended, tweaking
> the DOM to my heart's content.
> Having worked my way through the basics of the language (I'm using the
> "Learning jQuery" book, which is a good introduction but has a
> nearly-useless index) I'm curious about the vast array of jQuery plugins.
> There are too many to know, and reading the descriptions it is not
> immediately apparent to me what they do.
> So I ask those of you who use jQuery: Do you have favorites, or ones that
> you find particularly relevant to the kind of work that we do? ("The kind of
> work that we do" varies quite a bit, but still...) The only one I've really
> explored so far is the dataTables plugin, which I will be keeping in mind
> for future applications.
> Nicole: your "Library Mashups" book is next on my list; I'm looking forward
> to it.