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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript (2015) Constructor Functions and Prototypes Methods with Prototypes

Daniel Gonzalez
Daniel Gonzalez
5,312 Points

JQuery in Object Oriented JavaScript?

I've completed watching the course for OOJS and am now going back for review. I was wondering, is it common to use JQuery in OOJS? It seems like things would run much better and you'd have much cleaner code if you followed OOJS concepts with JQuery for DOM manipulations.

1 Answer

Jordan Watson
Jordan Watson
14,738 Points

Well ideally I think that is the point in a library that is jQuery. It has its quirks that allow you to easily manipulate the DOM and traverse with ease. Its powerful which also makes it easier to select elements on the page and storing them in variables as objects that can be referred to later. Generally speaking learning or using jQuery tends to be easier for some than RAW JavaScript its personal preference wether or not to use jQuery in your workflow.