What is jQuery?
Benefits of using jQuery:
- Plug-ins – There are an abundance of plug-ins on the web that make creating special effects simple and fast for web developers.
- Community Support? – With an abundance of plug-ins comes with an abundance of support. There is a large helpful support community on the web to help you quickly remedy any bug issues.
- Easy implementation! – jQuery has easy implementation for web developers in comparison to other applications.
- Open Source – Free, open source software.
- Simplifies AJAX
- Wow Factor – Web developers use jQuery to make web pages more exciting, interactive, cleaner, and more user friendly. Make your users go WOW!
- Search Engine Optimized – While search engines are getting better at being able to read content within some Flash, everything within jQuery is setup as text. This means it is completely readable to all the search engines, exposing all your keyword rich content.