[EXPIRED] jQuery 1.3 with PHP – Free Book Giveaway, Comment to win

Please note this competition has expired. The winner was selected at random and the winning comment was from Jennifer Perkins. Congratulations Jen.

For this months book giveaway we have jQuery 1.3 with PHP, written by Kae Verens.
jQuery 1.3 with PHP is for PHP application developers who want to improve their user interfaces through jQuery’s capabilities and responsiveness. Whether you are familiar with jQuery or have only dabbled a little with JavaScript, this book will provide you with numerous practical examples of how to improve your applications.

All you have to do to win this book is leave a comment below, and tell us how you plan to you use jQuery in your next project.

About the Book “jQuery 1.3 with PHP”

jQuery 1.3 with PHPThis book takes a practical approach to integrating PHP and jQuery, showing examples of every point discussed. All examples are written such that you should be able to copy out the code into your own projects and see immediate results, no matter what your experience with JavaScript. You will find projects developed within a chapter, building them up step-by-step, describing the process and thought that goes into it. Minimal requirements are needed on the server-side, so the examples should work with any setup.

What you can learn from this book
  • Integrate jQuery into your PHP applications.
  • Add tabs and accordions using the jQuery-UI project to make your pages easier to read.
  • Validate forms locally and remotely.
  • Enhance your existing form controls, optimize large select-boxes, build auto-suggest fields for your forms.
  • Manipulate images non-destructively.
  • Manage your files and directories.
  • Create your own jQuery plugins.
  • Write a weekly calendar.
  • Use a drag/drop mechanism to sort lists and create hierarchical menus.
  • Paginate, order, and search large data sets.

Even if you don’t win the book, it is a book you should consider: jQuery 1.3 with PHP.

How to win this book

All you have to do to win this book is leave a comment below, and tell us how you plan to you use jQuery in your next project.

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