The best way to learn a language is to get your hands dirty with it. To start with jQuery, we need to set up a simple development environment.
Install Web Browser & Firebug
To setup jQuery development environment, we just need to install Firefox and firebug plugin.
Head over to the Firefox website to download it for your Operating system.
To install Firebug, from Firefox move over to firebug website and click the download button. Firebug plugin page will open up, click “Add to Firefox” to add the plugin to your browser.
After the installation completes, the firebug plugin icon (lightning bug) will appear in top right of the window. Click the icon to open up the console.