Bringing his Learning jQuery book to life (and giving you a free copy) Karl will ensure you learn the foundations of why and when to use jQuery and walk you through the framework step-by-step.
Topics we'll cover include
- Separation of Concerns and Unobtrusive JS
- Progressive Enhancement / Graceful Degradation
- Documentation and Resources
- Getting Started with jQuery
- jQuery() / $()
- Referencing scripts
- document ready
- Select and Interact
- Traversal and Selection
- Element Manipulation
- Document Manipulation
- Event Handling
- Custom animations
- Using plugins
- Writing plugins
- jQuery UI
The jQuery training will be held at the CityFlats Hotel located Holland, Michigan. in
Recently certified LEED Gold, CityFlats is a beautiful and comfortable venue for the week.
CityFlats is offering a great rate of $109/night, discounted from $189, for the training. Contact us for details.
There are several other options nearby
A picturesque city on the shore of Lake Michigan, Holland is a beautiful and welcoming place to learn, play and relax.
You'll truly feel like you're on vacation.
How to get here
We're a short ride from Grand Rapids International Airport (GRR). We provide a free shuttle.
Less than 3 hours driving from Chicago or Detroit. Free parking on-site.
Amtrak trains leave daily from Chicago and arrive 2 blocks from the hotel.
Ferries run from Milwaukee, WI to nearby Muskegon, MI. If you're bringing a yacht, we can help arrange docking.
Training will run from 9am–4pm each day. From 4–5pm, you can ask one-on-one questions, get feedback on personal projects, or head out on the town. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.
EveningsYou'll have chances to explore the nearby beaches, restaurants, shopping, or the next-door microbrewery.
Things to bring and take home
A Laptop. Any OS will do. We use Macs, but are friendly towards Windows, Linux, or whatever else you may have. We'll help you get set up before you come.
The first day, we'll give you a book of everything we'll cover in the training. You'll also get access to all the source code we use in examples.
Friends & Family
We warmly welcome you to bring your family or significant other (we've even had roommates and pets). They're welcome to join us at our evening events, and there is lots to do within walking distance during the day. We're glad to give suggestions. So whether you stick with the group or go off on your own, you'll enjoy your stay.
May weather in Michigan, while usually beautiful, can go either way, so bring shorts and a jacket. Averages range from 69°F down to 46°F at night.