What is jQuery?

 Posted by SheoNarayan on 7/20/2011 | Category: jQuery Interview questions | Views: 4807 | Points: 40

jQuery is not a language but it is a well written JavaScript code, As quoted on official jQuery website “it is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development.“

In order to work with jQuery you should be aware of basics of JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
It was released in January 2006 at BarCamp NYC by John Resig.

It is free, open source software Dual-licensed under the MIT License and the GNU General Public License. Microsoft has integrated jQuery officially into its IDE Visual Studio 2010 and jQuery intellisense is available in Visual Studio 2010 now.

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