Types

This page documents data types appearing in jQuery function signatures, whether defined by JavaScript itself or further restricted by jQuery. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, jQuery functions require primitive values where applicable, and do not accept their Object-wrapped forms. If you want to study these concepts in depth, take a look at MDN. You should be … Continue reading

.closest()

For each element in the set, get the first element that matches the selector by testing the element itself and traversing up through its ancestors in the DOM tree.

jQuery()

Return a collection of matched elements either found in the DOM based on passed argument(s) or created by passing an HTML string.

jQuery.when()

Provides a way to execute callback functions based on zero or more Thenable objects, usually Deferred objects that represent asynchronous events.

jQuery.each()

A generic iterator function, which can be used to seamlessly iterate over both objects and arrays. Arrays and array-like objects with a length property (such as a function’s arguments object) are iterated by numeric index, from 0 to length-1. Other objects are iterated via their named properties.