I started receiving Nettuts+’s 10-minute-ish video tutorials in jQuery a couple of days ago. Ran through the first lesson last week, but didn’t get a chance to open up the next one until today. (I have a pile in my inbox, now.)

So far I like it! The videos are good refreshers for what I’ve read in textbooks so far, and they’re short and easy to understand (which is a huge plus, since they’re targeted at the absolute beginner.)

Key takeaways from Day 2’s video:

$(document.ready(function() {

});

.. .can be written as:

$(function () {

});

Also, the document-ready function is written so that the rest of the code on the page can load before the jQuery.

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