W3C News

CVE-2015-8027 Denial of Service Vulnerability / CVE-2015-6764 V8 Out-of-bounds Access Vulnerability

November 26th, 2015

This announcement is for: CVE-2015-8027: a high-impact denial of service vulnerability CVE-2015-6764: a low-impact V8 out-of-bounds access vulnerability CVE-2015-8027 Denial of Service Vulnerability Description and CVSS Score A bug exists in Node.js, all versions of v0.12.x through to v5.x inclusive, whereby an external attacker can cause a denial of service. The severity of this issue…

Grunt, Rebooted

November 19th, 2015

Grunt is one of the best-known and most popular task runners in the web developer’s toolkit. Now that this project has joined the jQuery Foundation, we’re looking to get the project rolling again. Ben Alman, the creator of Grunt, is looking for contributors who can take over the reigns. The team could use some help…

PEP 0.4.0

November 5th, 2015

Today, we’re happy to announce a new release of PEP: Version 0.4.0. Notable changes include better support for module bundlers such as webpack and browserify and the inclusion of a WIP build on the CDN. The WIP build can be found at but should only be used for testing (please don’t deploy the WIP…

jQuery Foundation Web Excellence Program – Powered by jQuery

September 23rd, 2015

Snowball: A Tool for Storytelling on the Web openHTML Research Group Tell us about your organization Our openHTML group at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA researches how people learn about computation through the web, and ways we can design tools to support these learning experiences. Snowball is our latest project for giving people a way to…

jQuery Foundation and Dojo Foundation to Merge

September 1st, 2015

United Foundation to Advance the Open Web by Serving Developers The jQuery Foundation and Dojo Foundation today announce plans to combine forces to form the largest, most diverse and most comprehensive Foundation committed to building the Open Web by serving developers, their projects and their communities. “This merger elevates Web accessibility, openness and developer education,…

Foundation Board Update – Renewed Focus on Key Priorities

July 30th, 2015

In June, the jQuery Foundation Board of Directors held an in-person meeting, hosted by Famous in their San Francisco offices. During the meeting, the Board agreed to the following priorities to fulfill the Foundation’s Mission of improving the open web, making it accessible for everyone, through the development and support of open source software, and collaboration…

jQuery Foundation Project Updates

July 30th, 2015

In order to make it easier for jQuery Foundation Members and Web developers to quickly stay abreast of all our projects, we will periodically publish consolidated project updates here. jQuery Core Powering 2/3 of sites, jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library Since last December’s release, the team has been hard at work…

Get Some Credit!

July 30th, 2015

Submit Your Project for the jQuery Foundation Web Excellence Program How awesome is your project/site/integration/app? Probably really awesome, otherwise, you wouldn’t be doing it, right?!? The jQuery Foundation wants to tell the world about all the incredible things developers are doing with jQuery Foundation projects. That’s why we are launching the jQuery Foundation Web Excellence program. Here’s…

jQuery 3.0 and jQuery Compat 3.0 Alpha Versions Released

July 14th, 2015

It’s been a long time since we did a major release, and you certainly deserve one. So we’re glad to announce the first alpha of jQuery 3.0! Despite the 3.0 version number, we anticipate that these releases shouldn’t be too much trouble when it comes to upgrading existing code. Yes, there are a few “breaking…

Polymer 1.0 Production ready

June 8th, 2015

Polymer 1.0 has been rebuilt from the ground up for speed and efficiency. The new, leaner core library makes it easier than ever to make fast, beautiful, and interoperable web components. If you haven’t used Polymer before, it’s time to try it out. If you haven’t tried it recently, time to take another look.