There are thousands of jQuery plugins on web. The objective is, always, to get plugins, which perform better and efficiently, and will not take time more than developing the functionality from scratch. While designing any website, you must investigate before using a good jQuery plugin. So, we will go through step-by-step process to evaluate the quality, credibility and performance of any jQuery plugin before picking it.
I’m sure you have experienced a bug in someone else’s site (on even yours, which can be fixed right now) that just blocked you from doing a thing that you wanted. And the crash was so big that you even couldn’t access any other content or function of the site.
Well, unless you were using a really old browser (or IE in any version) the programmer of this site didn’t know about progressive enhancement.
With progressive enhancement you’ll be sure that basic content and functionality of your site will always work, and anything else will come as a feature to improve user experience.
Using progressive enhancement is pretty good, and even quite easy since it’s more a mindset than programming. Well, but here we’ll focus on implementation part, giving tips, and showing good ideas out there that can be stolen.
So, let’s rock!
It’s pretty cool on how we can do crazy things with a few lines of jQuery. But sometimes we forget that after those simple statements, several functions start. Then, my friend, we can see the difference between ordinary Padawans and Jedi Masters.
Here, we will see a couple of good practices that will help you code better and better. Besides, you can download this and use it as a quick reference or share it with your friends.