Delegate jQuery event handlers when working with dynamic content

If you’ve had the pleasure of loading up items dynamically (via AJAX) using jQuery, you may have come across issues where event handlers on dynamically loaded items seemingly cease to work on newly loaded items. I’ve been there and I remember how frustrating it was when I first encountered it so I’m addressing this very […]

Working with empty jQuery objects to build dynamic selectors

This is one of those techniques that you don’t really think you need until you find yourself in a situation where you do. This definitely isn’t a hammer and more often than not, you can select what you need in a single selector via jQuery or through the use of the built-in .filter() method but […]

Use closures for basic encapsulation when writing jQuery

If you are writing a lot of jQuery you’ll likely have files with loads of JavaScript functions and variables that may be completely independent and shouldn’t interfere with each other. If you have a lot of this going on (or even if you don’t) you might consider wrapping up related variables & functions using closures […]

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