19 Unique jQuery Tutorials for Web Developers

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jQuery is the premier library for coding JavaScript page effects. Most popular content management packages run jQuery for both admin and frontend design effects. As a web developer jQuery can be a fun library to spend some time learning and offers tremendous design potential.

It seems there are so many references and guides out there it’s easy to get lost. Below we’ve compiled 19 unique jQuery tutorials to help develop your skills as a frontend developer.

Form validation from scratch

jQuery Form Validation

Develop a simple and powerful jQuery script for common HTML form validation.

Incredible jQuery Login Form

jQuery Login Form

Learn how to code a structural jQuery login form with sliding animation. Hide your form out of a visitors view until clicked.

Creating a Digg Style Signup Form

Digg-style signup form

Digg has been an innovator for web apps for years. Learn how to develop a dynamic registration form similar to their signup page.

Color jQuery & CSS3 Sliders

jQuery CSS3 Sliders

Here you are taught about using jQuery and the new transformation features brought by CSS3 to create a dynamic slider effect.

Working with Events – Part 1

jQuery Events part 1

Part 1 of a detailed series teaching about events in jQuery. Here you’ll learn the bare-bones of the jQuery library and how to use events to construct your own functions.

Ajax-based Form Submission

Ajax Submission Form

Here you’ll learn how to submit a web form and display the submission result with some fancy fadeOut or slideUp effects. You’ll utilize both jQuery effects and Ajax for form submission.

jQuery Fade-in Spoiler

Fade-in Spoiler Tags

Practice designing a spoiler system with a fade-in effect using jQuery. This can be helpful in hiding tips or potential plot spoilers in website comments.

Dynamic Page Content Replacement

jQuery Content Replacement

Design a unique content replacement script with a fade effect. You can run small tabs or links on your page to switch betweet content settings.

Simplify Ajax development with jQuery

simple Ajax development

Here you’ll learn about the jQuery syntax, discover its features and functions, perform some common Ajax tasks, and find out how to extend jQuery with plug-ins.

Simple Toggle with CSS & jQuery

simple jQuery toggle

jQuery can be difficult when first learning about open and close states. This tutorial guides you through the basics of mastering the jQuery toggle states.

Create a unique Gallery with z-index

unique jQuery gallery design

jQuery development can be combined with the CSS property z-index to create a unique photo gallery effect.

Design Skype-style buttons with jQuery

Skype-style buttons using jQuery

As a very powerful JS library jQuery can do almost anything these days. Here you’ll create some unique Skype buttons with only some basic jQuery and CSS.

Apple-style Slideshow Gallery

Apple-style Slideshow

Using basic HTML/CSS and jQuery development we’ll create a simple Apple gallery slideshow effect. Beautiful to fit into any webpage.

From PHP & XML into jQuery

PHP/XML into jQuery

Getting back into PHP backend programming here you’ll learn how to connect data retrieved through the backend and place it into jQuery and Ajax effects.

Manipulating the DOM(code snippits)

Manipulating the DOM through jQuery

Working with jQuery to manipulate the Document Object Model is a powerful skill to understand. Here there’s 10 fantastic code snippits in working with jQuery and the DOM.

Semantic Blockquotes with jQuery

Semantic Blockquotes with jQuery

In this tutorial we identify text needed as a quote and using the DOM insert it into any area content. This helps avoid duplicate content and works well with mobile browsers.

jQuery Basics with Google Maps

Google maps Basics

In this tutorial you’re guided through how to get started using jQuery inside the Google Maps environment. You can create amazing mashups and creative designs with a simple connecting to the Google Maps API.

Create a Live Updating List

Live update list with jQuery

Creating a dynamic list in jQuery is a simple effect which goes a long way for user interface. Here you’ll learn the basics of creating a dynamic jQuery powered list.

Flickr CSS Menu Design

Flickr Horizontal Menu Design

Here you’ll learn a simple step-by-step way to implement an Flickr Horizontal Menu Demo in jQuery and CSS.

About the Author

Jake Rocheleau is a social media enthusiast and Internet entrepreneur. He can be followed on twitter - @jakerocheleau His presence on the web can be found at JakeRocheleau.com.

13 Comments

  1. DTX Studios
    September 10, 2010

    Thanks for sharing the useful collection of jquery tutorials. Nice post.

    Reply
  2. Yuva Designs
    September 10, 2010

    Amazing collection of Jquery Tutorials.
    Thanks
    Yuva Designs

    Reply
  3. esranull
    September 10, 2010

    very nice list thanks a lot

    Reply
  4. Bjoern
    September 10, 2010

    Love the list you put together. I have seen some of these tutorials on other sites but this is a great reminder and I am gonna bookmark this.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  5. jDesai
    September 12, 2010

    Awesome is not the word. Bookmarked it. Shared it. Thumbs up.

    Reply
  6. ddeja
    September 13, 2010

    Color jQuery & CSS3 Sliders – my favourite. Although I’m not sure what I would use it for:)

    All the rest I’ve mostly seen before but It’s nice to have tutorials to go with them.

    Cheers.

    Reply
  7. Craig
    September 13, 2010

    Great compilation, really enjoyed the Ajax tutorials, Thanks!

    Reply
  8. Lisa
    September 14, 2010

    Really enjoyed Color jQuery & CSS3 Sliders too! LT

    Reply
  9. skumar
    September 15, 2010

    very nice!

    Reply
  10. Giacomo Colddesign
    September 17, 2010

    Great article!

    Reply
  11. Aneslin
    September 20, 2010

    really usefull,
    thanks for the share

    Reply
  12. Kartlos Tchavelachvili
    September 21, 2010

    Very useful tuts, added in my favs.
    I ♥ jQuery : )

    Reply
  13. Robin
    March 21, 2013

    Unique and interesting j-query tools. Thank you.

    Reply

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