Sunday, 23 November 2008

Learning Simple JQuery - Part 2.

This example uses JQuery to set the background-color of input text boxes, and attaches the focus/blur events to those text boxes with a "required" class. Add following JavaScript to the page using the console tab in FireBug
  • $("input:text").css("background-color", "yellow");
  • $("input:text.required").focus(hilite); $("input:text.required").blur(unlite);
a textbox   a required textbox
  function hilite() {   
   $(this).css("background-color", "red"); 
  function unlite() {   
   $(this).css("background-color", "yellow"); 
This simple JQuery example was taken from Stephen Walthers PDC 2008 talk.

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