Does jQuery cover Javascript completely?

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In other words, if I master jQuery, I'm not saying that I master Javascript, but the question is, are there things that JS can do that jQuery can't, and viceversa?

Best Answer:

Parlophone: jQuery is basically a collection of so-called convenience functions. They abstract away some of the annoying stuff you have to deal with in pure JavaScript.

jQuery is written in JavaScript, so it can't do anything that cannot also be achieved by using only JavaScript, because jQuery *is* JavaScript.

jQuery also doesn't wrap 100% of JS capabilities, so sometimes you have to resort to JS.

Other answer:

Parlophone:
Javascript is a programming language and jQuery is a program written in Javascript thus jQuery can never do something Javascript cannot do. When you use jQuery you are programming in Javascript.
Fred:
jQuery is just a Javascript library. So, no. Javascript encompasses jQuery.

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