Dieter Petereit November 13th, 2013

Deal of the Week: jQuery Trickshots Teaches You 100 Advanced Techniques for Less than a Movie Ticket

The neat thing about programming is that there are always tons of different ways to accomplish the same result. Some are tougher, more complex, and take a lot longer to implement. Others, however, can make your life incredibly easier and save you a load of time... like JavaScript and the wonderful jQuery library. With the right knowledge, jQuery can perform some fantastic functions with very little programming needed.


What you do need, though, is the knowledge of how to best make use of the much-loved jQuery. With this Mighty Deal, there's a lot of love to go around. This easy-to-follow eBook, jQuery Trickshots, by Martin Angelov, offers 100 advanced techniques for using jQuery.

And that's our Deal of the Week. Instead of going to the movies, spend less than the money needed for cineastic delight and learn 100 jQuery techniques...

jQuery Trickshots Highlights:

  • 100 Advanced Techniques
    This fantastic programming resource offers 100 advanced techniques for using jQuery. Based on hands-on knowledge from the author's personal experience as a JavaScript programmer, you'll get a large collection of incredibly useful tips and tricks.
  • Perfect for All Skill Levels
    Whether you're just starting out using jQuery or you've been using it for years, it doesn't matter. This book works for all skill levels, offering neat tricks, awesome plugins, and various tips on using and abusing the incredible jQuery library.
  • Easy to Follow
    Despite the advanced nature of some of these jQuery tips and techniques, this book explains them all in an easy-to-follow manner. Learn how to completely level the playing field and easily work around browser differences through the simple use of jQuery.
  • Variety of Topics
    With 100 lessons, you're sure to cover a lot of ground concerning jQuery. Specifically, here are a number of topics covered in the eBook:
    • DOM Manipulation - Besides getting tips on chaining and organizing your code, you'll learn how to use the power of the DOM to your best advantage.
    • Total Performance - With some simple optimization tricks, you can learn how to squeeze everything to the last drop out of your site's performance.
    • Working with Events - There are a number of techniques available for working with events, and you'll learn how to make your stellar code perform on touch devices, chain event handlers, and tons more.
    • AJAX - From all sorts of helpful third party APIs to working with deferreds to scraping HTML content from Web pages, you'll learn the true beauty of AJAX.
    • Master Class - You'll step into the past a bit as you learn everything about applying old-school JavaScript tricks, executing the little-known jQuery methods, isolating code blocks, and extending jQuery.
    • Plugins - Get the lowdown on some of the best, most-useful plugins for today's most popular Web apps, including real examples and live code.
  • Multiple Formats
    jQuery Trickshots is available in multiple formats, so you can enjoy them on your favorite device. This 124-page eBook comes in PDF, ePub and Mobi formats.
  • Includes Examples
    It's one thing to read about a topic, but it's an entirely different thing to get real live examples to truly dissect. Your purchase of this Mighty Deal includes a zip file with examples to let you try out and edit them yourself.


"jQuery Trickshots is 100 little 'aha' moments — some are simple, some are complex, all are useful. Martin's writing is clear and to-the-point, and all of the examples are from real-world situations that jQuery developers encounter every day. Highly recommended." - Brian O'Neill

"jQuery Trickshots is a fun collection of useful codes that will help improve the usability and performance of your website. Reviewing each one of the trickshots will expose you to all kinds of jQuery techniques to which you might not be aware. A must read for client-side developers." - Jack Herrington

"Very useful book! I was surprised that so many things were possible with jQuery that I hadn't heard about. Reading jQuery Trickshots was a fun learning experience. I highly recommend it." - Nico Vignola


The eBook is provided in PDF, ePub (iBooks and other eReaders) and MOBI (Kindle) formats and includes 100 HTML5 & CSS3 examples that are ready to edit and try out in your browser.

 jQuery Trickshots normally sells for 15 dollars. In our Deal of the Week you can grab its 100 jQuery techniques and its 124 pages for nearly half the price. If you got your 7.95 dollars at hand, click here and we'll get you over to Mighty Deals in no time. Once there, make sure to click their BUY button. (Yes, it's really that big...)

Dieter Petereit

Dieter Petereit is a veteran of the web with over 25 years of experience in the world of IT. As soon as Netscape became available he started to do what already at that time was called web design and has carried on ever since. Two decades ago he started writing for several online publications, some well, some lesser known. You can meet him over on Google+.

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