I have written a few articles about jQuery Plugin Development in the past which readers seem to have been interested in, but I have since then written many more plugins and have thus picked up a few more tips and tricks. I have therefore decided to put together this more comprehensive guide on jQuery Plugin Development.
I also want to note the importance of knowing how to develop jQuery plugins well as I find myself building many little custom plugins for my sites making it much easier to maintain not to mention reuse in other projects. Anything from little pagination and nav loaders to larger handlers for many of my ajax requests. When using in conjunction with a client side framework like Backbone.js you can really develop some nice modular code and keep frameworks like Backbone doing what they do best, controlling the logical flow of your website. Continue reading