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Introduction:

What is jQuery?

Como has vistiado esta página, Tienes una buena idea acerca de que es JQuery, pero para estar seguro de ello, aquí les daremos una breve explicación, JQuery es un Framework de JavaScript, cúal propósito es hacer mas fácil el uso de JavaScript en tu página de internet o sitio web, puedes describir JQuery como una capa abstracta, desde si toma mucha funcionabilidad, por ellos tendras que escribir muchas lineas de código JavaScript y agrupar dentro de las funciones las cuales deben ser llamadas en una simple linea de código, es importante notar que JQuery no replaza JavaScript, y mientras este nos ofrezca estos atajos de forma sintáctica, el código que escribas cuando uses JQuery seguirá siendo código JavaScript.

With that in mind, you should be aware that you don't need to be a JavaScript expert to use jQuery. In fact, jQuery tries to simplify a lot of the complicated things from JavaScript, like AJAX calls and DOM manipulation, so that you may do these things without knowing a lot about JavaScript.

There are a bunch of other JavaScript frameworks out there, but as of right now, jQuery seems to be the most popular and also the most extendable, proved by the fact that you can find jQuery plugins for almost any task out there. The power, the wide range of plugins and the beautiful syntax is what makes jQuery such a great framework. Keep reading to know much more about it and to see why we recommend it.

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