At the Forge - Writing jQuery Plugins

If you're using jQuery, you already know JavaScript, so now it's time to write your own jQuery plugins.

jQuery is an amazing JavaScript library, but one of its particularly impressive features is support for plugins. Now that you have seen how easy it is to write a plugin, try to think of ways you can provide value to the community by publishing one or more plugins for others.

Reuven M. Lerner, a longtime Web/database developer and consultant, is a PhD candidate in learning sciences at Northwestern University, studying on-line learning communities. He recently returned (with his wife and three children) to their home in Modi'in, Israel, after four years in the Chicago area.