jQuery FAQs

What is jQuery?

jQuery is a library of the JavaScript functions that you're most likely to need as you develop websites.

Why is jQuery becoming so popular?

Three reasons:

  • It's free.
  • It lets you get more done in less time.
  • All of its functions are cross-browser compatible.

Which is harder to learn: jQuery or JavaScript?

For most functions, jQuery is significantly easier to learn and use than JavaScript. But remember that jQuery is JavaScript.