Programming Tips - Where should I initialize my jQuery stuff?

Date: 2009apr2 Updated: 2011jun8 Language: javaScript, php, perl Keywords: onLoad, load, start, begin, init Q. Where should I initialize my jQuery stuff? A. Use document.ready() like this:
<script> $(document).ready(function() { // PUT INITIALIZATION HERE }); </script>
Or if you already have a function that you want run do init things do this:
<script> $(document).ready(myInitFunction()); </script>
If you are using PHP:
print <<<EOF <script> jQuery(document).ready(function() { // PUT INITIALIZATION HERE }); </script> EOF;
If you are using Perl:
print <<EOF; <script> jQuery(document).ready(function() { // PUT INITIALIZATION HERE }); </script> EOF