Cody Lindley has a great post that explains some of the innards of the jQuery object returned from selector queries. As you may know if you are using jQuery, the jQuery object returned from a jQuery selector expression is an object that acts like an array, but is in fact an object with numeric properties that masquerade as an array. If this sounds a little confusing you’re not alone. Even though I had figured this out some time ago, every time I talk about jQuery I seem to get my terminology mixed up calling it the jQuery object and jQuery array interchangeably <snicker>... which is not correct – it’s definitely an object.
BTW the Learning jQuery site is a good site to keep bookmarked and RSS hooked since they frequently cover interesting content that explains some of the inner workings of jQuery… highly recommended.
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