Archive for December 16th, 2008

jQuery – Calling Your Own Functions

color-02 While jQuery has a lot of functionality built into it, you may find that you have a need to implement your own functions and attach them to the jQuery framework in some way.

There are two ways to do this. You could extend the framework by creating a plug-in or you could use one of the built-in functions and simply tell it to call your function.  For one-off implementations, using the function is easier and recommended.  But if you are going to reuse the code between multiple projects you’ll want to implement the added functionality as a plug-in.

Today, we’ll look at using the built-in function.

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