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JavaScript Study Group: Intro to jQuery

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This week's study group will focus on the popular JavaScript library jQuery. The session will be lead by Tom Rutka who recently published the jQuery plugin Flare ( Tom will cover the basic usage and operation of the library and you will leave with knowing how to animate a CSS optical flare.


A laptop computer

Install Sublime Text ( on your machine

HTML, CSS, and Basic JavaScript

Special Guest: Tom Rutka

Tom Rutka is a web developer specializing in user interaction and front-end performance. His past work includes government projects such as the Secretary of State travel map and USPS' e-commerce store. While living in Brazil he developed a tour management application ( and documents travel tours on Tom also speaks three languages and likes to study the psychology behind human-computer interaction.