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The jQuery Foundation and Standards

January 15th, 2014

Most web developers think about jQuery in terms of its roots, as a library that tries to bring sanity to a disparate set of APIs and quirks that vary from browser to browser. Although that’s one of the things that jQuery was built to do, and still does, it’s not the only thing. jQuery defines…

jQuery’s Content Delivery Network: You Got Served!

January 14th, 2014

In 2013, MaxCDN joined the jQuery Foundation and stepped up to provide Content Delivery Network (CDN) services for the jQuery CDN at code.jquery.com. Files can now be requested through both HTTP and HTTPS (SSL) protocols, either to download to your own servers or to use directly on production web sites. MaxCDN’s infrastructure can reliably deliver…

Predictions for 2014

January 14th, 2014

4877. That is where the tradition within the Drupal community of making predictions for the year ahead with regards to our software, our community and broader, the web, started. Node 4877, written at the end of the year 2003. We have come a long way since then. This year we would like to know what…

The State of jQuery 2014

January 13th, 2014

The year 2013 was an incredibly exciting one for jQuery. As jQuery celebrates eight years of supporting web developers, it’s time for our annual review. I’m pleased to say that we achieved a lot in 2013 and have some great plans for 2014! New Leadership In November, Kris Borchers became Executive Director of the jQuery…

Drupal.org Downtime: Jan 13th 5PM PDT (1:00 UTC)

January 13th, 2014

Drupal.org will be going down for up to 1 hour Monday, Jan 13, 17:00 PDT (Jan 14, 1:00 UTC). This maintenance window will be used for routine Drupal updates, which need to alter large tables. Single sign on for sub-sites (api.drupal.org, groups.drupal.org, etc) will be down; they will otherwise remain available. Please follow the @drupal_infra…

jQuery UK 2014

January 7th, 2014

jQuery UK is back for 2014! The jQuery Foundation is pleased to announce that the third annual jQuery UK will take place on May 16, 2014 in Oxford, UK. This event is organised by White October Events. jQuery UK is the UK’s largest front-end developer conference. Over one day and three tracks,  pioneers of the…

Drupal 7.25 released

January 3rd, 2014

Update: Drupal 7.26 is now available. Drupal 7.25, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes) is now available for download. See the Drupal 7.25 release notes for a full listing. Download Drupal 7.25 Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 sites is recommended. There are no major new features in this release. For more…