W3C News

jQuery 1.7.2 Released

March 21st, 2012

jQuery 1.7.2 is looking good! The release candidate went smoothly so we’ve made only one small change and are releasing it to your eager hands today. You can get the oven-fresh code from the jQuery CDN now, with Google and Microsoft CDNs soon to follow: (minified, production) (unminified, debug) Note: If you’re using…

Announcing the 2012 San Francisco jQuery Conference!

March 20th, 2012

It’s that time of year again…time to talk about the next jQuery Conference! Mark your calendars for June 28th and 29th. By popular demand, the next jQuery Conference will be in San Francisco proper (as opposed to Mountain View), at the fantastic UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center. If you haven’t been to an event there before, some…

jQuery 1.7.2 RC1 Released

March 9th, 2012

jQuery 1.7.2 will be arriving soon! To make sure that we’ve fixed the bugs voted “Most Likely to Annoy” without introducing any new bugs, we need your help in testing this release candidate. You can get the code from the jQuery CDN: It will only take a few minutes to drop in this latest…

Announcing the jQuery Foundation

March 6th, 2012

(BOSTON) — The jQuery Board, in conjunction with Software Freedom Conservancy, is proud to announce the formation of the jQuery Foundation, Inc., an independent organization that will manage jQuery, the Internet’s number one JavaScript library, and its constituent projects. The jQuery Board previously administered jQuery under the aegis of the Conservancy, a public charity that…

jQuery 1.7.2 Beta 1 Released

February 1st, 2012

Hey there Internets, it’s the jQuery Core team! We haven’t talked in a while, but over the holidays we were busy fixing the bugs you reported. The result of that hard work is jQuery 1.7.2 Beta 1. We decided to get a beta out by Groundhog Day so you wouldn’t be in the shadow of…

Filip Pizlo is a WebKit Reviewer!

December 20th, 2011

Filip Pizlo has been a major contributor to the recent improvements to the JavaScriptCore JIT and Garbage Collector. Please join me in congratulating Filip on his new role as a WebKit reviewer!

jQuery Conference 2012: UK – Training Workshops Announced

November 29th, 2011

We are very happy to announce two training workshops for this years United Kingdom conference. The trainings will be given by Doug Neiner, Ralph Whitbeck and Mike Hostetler of appendTo. The general admission tickets for the conference are now sold out but you can buy conference/training bundles and still attend the conference. appendTo will be…

Call for jQuery 1.8 Ideas

November 22nd, 2011

We’re ready for our next round of community input, this time for version 1.8! This is your chance to suggest things we can fix, add, change, or remove in jQuery to make it better. You can add a suggestion using this form; whenever possible provide links to a bug report, a page with a detailed…

jQuery 1.7.1 Released

November 22nd, 2011

Here in the United States, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week. For those of you living elsewhere in the world, it’s a time when we install and test new versions of Javascript libraries while feasting on Mom’s homemade goodies. Kind of like a code sprint, but with better food. We invite everyone worldwide to join us…

Getting Board of jQuery

November 19th, 2011

TL;DR The body responsible for overseeing jQuery’s finances and administration, which was until today known as the jQuery Team, is now called the jQuery Board. The jQuery Team is for anyone who invests a significant amount of time contributing to jQuery and its related projects. As jQuery has grown from a cool idea in 2005…