TEst 123


Starting off with the basics of HTML

This was the first topic that was taught in class, it gives a rough idea of what the course is all about.

HTML (the Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. HTML provides the structure of the page, CSS the (visual and aural) layout, for a variety of devices. Along with graphics and scripting, HTML and CSS are the basis of building Web pages and Web Applications.


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Using Jquery

With jQuery you select (query) HTML elements and perform “actions” on them.

jQuery Syntax

The jQuery syntax is tailor made for selecting HTML elements and performing some action on the element(s).

Basic syntax is: $(selector).action()

  • A $ sign to define/access jQuery
  • A (selector) to “query (or find)” HTML elements
  • A jQuery action() to be performed on the element(s)


$(this).hide() – hides the current element.

$(“p”).hide() – hides all <p> elements.

$(“.test”).hide() – hides all elements with class=”test”.

$(“#test”).hide() – hides the element with id=”test”.


Are you familiar with CSS selectors?

jQuery uses CSS syntax to select elements. You will learn more about the selector syntax in the next chapter of this tutorial.

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