JQuery FAQ

JQuery Frequently Asked Questions


What is JQuery?

As said on Jquery.com website,

"jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript."


Physically, JQuery is a JavaScript (.js) file that must be present on your development and production machines to run JQuery.


Where can I download JQuery?

You can download current version of JQuery on www.JQuery.com .


What is current version of JQuery?

Current version of JQuery is v1.4.2. You can always find latest version of JQuery on the home page of JQuery.com.


What is the download size of JQuery?

This is based on v1.4.2. JQuery has two versions - production and development. The Production version of JQuery you need to run JQuery on your server. Development version of JQuery you need to use JQuery on your development machine. The size of Production is 24KB and the size of Development is 155KB.


Why do I need JQuery?

JQuery is lightweight and runs in the browser. It provides extended functionality to JavaScript and it is supported by most of the browsers. On the other hand, if you use Silverlight or Flash, you need to download larger files on your machine to support them.


Is JQuery free?

YES. JQuery is absolutely free.


Where can I find learning material on JQuery?

JQuery.com has many tutorials, articles, and references. You may get started here:



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