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

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Jack Slocum of Ext to support jQuery

Category: jQuery, Sencha

Jack Slocum is one of the best evangelists of YUI (in our opinion) as he gets cool stuff out there that uses YUI. Some of his newer features are not YUI-specific so his YUI-EXT project will become Ext, and will support other libraries. One of the fruits of this new world is the partnership announced Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:01 am

4.2 rating from 64 votes

Friday, February 9th, 2007

Hacking Digg With Firebug and jQuery

Category: jQuery, Screencast

John Resig has posted a screencast of him “taking an introductory look at the Firebug Firefox Extension and the jQuery JavaScript Library – combining the two to build a reusable bookmarklet that can manipulate Digg Posts and Comments.” The presentation shows a couple of bookmarklets: In the presentation, I refer to a bookmarklet that you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:14 am

3.5 rating from 74 votes

Monday, January 15th, 2007

jQuery 1.1 is reborn on its first birthday

Category: Announcements, jQuery

John Resig and team have released jQuery 1.1 which includes a speed upgrade, an updated API, a new homepage, and new documentation including a book in the works. The community seems to be growing from strength to strength. New Features By all of our counts, jQuery 1.1’s selectors are 10x-20x faster than those in jQuery Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:11 pm

4.3 rating from 68 votes

Friday, January 12th, 2007

DomQuery – A lightweight CSS Selector / Basic XPath implementation

Category: CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Performance, Sencha

Jack Slocum is a machine. We had to add the new YUI-EXT category for him as he is coming up with such good material. His latest, is an article on DomQuery – A lightweight CSS Selector / Basic XPath implementation. Support for more complex schemas and document structures in the grid’s XMLDataModel class has been Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:10 am

4.1 rating from 50 votes

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

The Path to jQuery 1.1

Category: jQuery

John Resig has posted on The Path to jQuery 1.1 which is not backwards compatible with 1.0. That being said, a compatibility plugin will be available to help the transition. The planned changes are: Methods like .oneclick() and .unclick() will be going away in favor of .one(”click”) (new) and .unbind(”click”). We found that these methods Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:50 am

4.3 rating from 44 votes

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

jQuery updates: 1.0.4, documentation, and people

Category: JavaScript, jQuery, Library

You have to hand it to the jQuery guys, they work really hard with their community. There have been a few posts recently that relate to the jQuery world: jQuery 1.0.4 Release A new 1.0.4 release focused on updates to the Ajax functionality: Extensions to $.ajax() Add extra headers to an Ajax request using beforeSend Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:53 am

4.5 rating from 48 votes

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

jQuery Magazine Started

Category: jQuery, Tutorial

Friendly competition amongst JavaScript libraries is a good thing, and some of the good folks in the jQuery community have created “Visual jQuery: The Magazine” in order to proselytize their framework and ideas. The first issue features an interview with jQuery creator John Resig, and contains a number of other interesting features. The tone of Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:46 am

4.2 rating from 64 votes