I am writing here because I could not find anywhere on the internet any instructions on how to write jQuery using Magento. I am a complete beginner with all this. I have applied for a part time internship and the company is testing my abilities in working with Magento. I have the following task and no clue where to start from:
First thing you'll have to research since you are using jquery alongside prototype is to enable jquery noconflict so they won't mutually explode. Otherwise the cart functions go south.