What is jQuery?

jQuery meaning A cross-browser JavaScript library intended for developers to simplify HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and AJAX interactions. Nearly 50 percent of the top 10,000 websites use jQuery as of September 2011, according to Built With Trends. jQuery is lightweight and CSS3 compliant. Since its 2006 launch, jQuery has released jQuery Mobile.


reference: Association for Talent Development – Glossary