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Jonathan Chaffer is the Chief Technology Officer of Structure Interactive, an interactive agency located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. There he oversees web development projects using a wide range of technologies, and continues to collaborate on day-to-day programming tasks as well.
Jonathan lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, Jennifer.
Before his current love affair with web development, Karl worked as a copy editor, a high-school English teacher, and a coffee house owner. His fascination with technology began in the early 1990s when he worked at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington, and it has continued unabated ever since.
Karl's other obsessions include photography, karate, English grammar, and fatherhood. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, Sara, and his two children, Benjamin and Lucia.
Informative, but definitely not a good choice for someone who is just learning jQuery. More suitable for someone who is already familiar with the language. Read morePublished 13 months ago by cori
This book is called "Learning jQuery" but it is really intended for people who already know it, at least to some extent, and just want a refresher course. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Anna P.
This is the best jQuery book I've read, a lot better that the official web documentation.
Is full of interesting example, and I really liked the continuous reference to... Read more
The book itself gets five stars, but I think reviews on technical books should also reflect how long they stay on your bookshelf. Read morePublished on September 13, 2010 by Ambert Ho
The authors write in a way that helped my brain absorb the information in an almost effortless manner. Their constant attention to writing good clean code is nice. Read morePublished on August 3, 2010 by J. Horton
I read this book in one day and was coding the next. Easy to follow with good real life examples.Published on May 14, 2010 by Thomas Spizuoco
A good book, but as someone else mentioned, only some of the example code is available from the website. Read morePublished on April 12, 2010 by John Cardinal
This book (Learning jQuery 1.3) took me a little longer to get through, it wasn't for the lack of interest or anything like that, it was because I was compelled to go through the... Read morePublished on March 24, 2010 by Robert A. Balfe
The tutorial is effective.
My main complaint: an almost useless index. None of the jquery selectors or behaviors are listed in the index. Read more