jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development.

Friday, October 12th, 2007

John Resig’s turn to tease with some Sneaky 2

Category: jQuery

Rey linked to Thomas Fuchs tease last week and now it is John Resig’s turn. Are we going to see a nice visualization engine in jQuery?

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:36 am

4.2 rating from 51 votes

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Ajaxian Featured Tutorial: Parse JSON with jQuery and JavaScript

Category: jQuery, JSON

Last week, we posted a tutorial by Brian Reindel which showed how to parse XML with jQuery. The feedback was pretty good but many readers felt that JSON is the data packet format of choice and an XML-focused tutorial wasn’t their cup of tea. Brian promised a follow-up tutorial focusing on JSON and he has Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:59 am

3.3 rating from 98 votes

iPhone Web Development: Dojo and jQuery

Category: Dojo, iPhone, jQuery

Dylan Schiemann has posted about Dojo on the iPhone which should be real code in the 1.0 release. His slides are available and teach you all about hacking on the iPhone in general. Also, Andre Lewis threw a simple iPhone template out there that uses jQuery to do the iPhone twiddling. Of course, we have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:52 am

3.6 rating from 25 votes

PasteMonkey.org: Yet another Pastebin project

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery

Tane Piper recently announced the beta launch of his new project, Paste Monkey. As Tane so aptly refers to it, Paste Monkey is “Yet Another Pastebin Project” which leverages a host of technologies for easing the aggregation of code snippets, including: CakePHP 1.2 (PHP5/MySQL). The jQuery JavaScript library. The GeSHi library for code highlighting. Live Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 3:30 am

3.2 rating from 31 votes

Monday, September 17th, 2007

jQuery UI: Interactions and Widgets

Category: jQuery

Following a very successful release of jQuery v1.2, the jQuery team has just announced the release of their new UI & effects library, jQuery UI. jQuery UI signals the start of a whole new branch of the jQuery project which will focus on developing high-quality, reusable, components that you’ll be able to drop in your Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:29 am

3.1 rating from 7 votes

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

jQuery v1.2: Major new release, sneak peak at jQuery UI

Category: Ajax, jQuery

Hot on the heels of the jQuery v1.1.4 release, John Resig and the jQuery team put the pedal to the metal and announced their newest release, jQuery v1.2. This is a massive new release of jQuery that’s been a long time in the making – and it’s ready for your consumption! This release is feature Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:45 am

1.5079082349081E+17 rating from 367 votes

Friday, August 31st, 2007

WCAG 1.0 Accessible News Slider

Category: Accessibility, jQuery

Everyone’s throwing up JavaScript functionality left and right, most of the time without giving any thought to accessibility. Not so for Brian Reindel who has created an accessible news slider component which meets the requirements of the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Brian really gave the development of this jQuery plugin some good thought Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:00 am

4.3 rating from 42 votes

Friday, August 24th, 2007

jQuery 1.1.4: Faster, More Tests, Ready for 1.2

Category: Ajax, jQuery

In preparation for their upcoming jQuery v1.2 release next month, the jQuery team has released jQuery v1.1.4, an interim release which: Increases selector performance Includes an over-hauled test suite Provides the ability to embed jQuery into the namespaces of other objects and libraries Introduces the new method .slice() & new select :has() Corrects some bugs Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 12:31 pm

4.1 rating from 77 votes

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

jQuery vs. Prototype: OO JavaScript with or without training wheels

Category: jQuery, Prototype

Brian Dillard has written about his experience playing with jQuery after time as a Prototype-r. The piece walks us through Brian’s understanding of JavaScript and OO as he worked with different libraries: Learning from Prototype For developers like myself – long-time UI folks who have used JavaScript’s Object datatype for years but lack significant experience Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:52 am

3.7 rating from 99 votes

Table Sorting Made Easier

Category: jQuery

Christian Bach has released v2.0 of his tablesorter plugin for jQuery: Tablesorter sorts HTML tables with as little as one line of code and includes many advanced features like: Multiple column sorting Custom cell parsers Extensibility via widget system Support for ROWSPAN and COLSPAN on TH elements all packed into 7.4kb of code. Also released Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:16 am

4.1 rating from 75 votes

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

jQuery Live

Category: jQuery

Brandon Aaron has written a new jQuery plugin Live Query: Live Query utilizes the power of jQuery selectors by binding events or firing callbacks for matched elements auto-magically, even after the page has been loaded and the DOM updated. It is like Behaviors 2.0. Live Query also unbinds events or fires a second callback for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:14 am

2.6 rating from 213 votes

2008 SXSW Interactive Panel Picker

Category: jQuery, Showcase

Lindsey Simon let us know about the 2008 SXSW Interactive Panel Picker that was made public for the conference. SXSW was deluged with great ideas this year, so it’s been turned into a full blown app with sign in and comments on the panels. The backend was done with CakePHP and the frontend uses jQuery Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:47 am
1 Comment

3.7 rating from 22 votes

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

jQuery for JavaScript programmers

Category: jQuery

Simon Willison has followed up his jQuery presentation with his thoughts on jQuery should be of interest to experienced programmers. He admits to having a different view of jQuery at first: Over the past few months it’s become clear to me exactly how wrong I was. jQuery is an exceptionally clever piece of engineering. It Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:07 am

3.1 rating from 68 votes

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Review of Learning JQuery

Category: Book Reviews, jQuery

My colleague Brian Dillard has written a review of Learning JQuery: Having spent most of the Ajax era at a large dot-com writing custom JavaScript backed by Prototype and some really solid internal libraries, I’m astounded by the staggering number of competing frameworks that have been quietly chugging along while I was busy elsewhere. It’s Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 6:25 am

3.7 rating from 24 votes

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

jQuery in 15 minutes

Category: jQuery, Presentation

Simon Willison has posted a short presentation, jQuery in 15 minutes. If you haven’t looked at jQuery yet, this will definitely give you the highlights, such as: What makes jQuery interesting The role of CSS selectors Unobtrusive land It’s all about the plugins

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:10 am

3.6 rating from 45 votes

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

Marketo: Marketing automation

Category: jQuery, Sencha, Showcase

Marketo produces software for managing your search engine marketing. The tool itself is very rich, and offers first class usage of Ext JS and jQuery. You can see an online demo, and you will notice rich table and tree components, and the general “looks like an app” feel.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:36 am

4.1 rating from 34 votes