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jQuery Chicago Pebble Giveaway and Filing Extension

April 15th, 2014

As we announced at the end of jQuery San Diego in February, we’re excited that the next stop for #jqcon is Chicago! In case you missed the news, we’ll be setting up shop in the City That Never Sleeps Isn’t Windy on September 12th & 13th, 2014. We’re partnering again with Bocoup to make it…

Browser Support in jQuery 1.12 and Beyond

April 2nd, 2014

With Microsoft ending Windows XP support this month, we’re giving the jQuery community some long-lead-time notice on changes to browser support. First of all, don’t panic! Nothing is really changing with respect to the browsers that can run jQuery for at least six more months. Our goal is to let everyone in the web development…

jQuery 1.11.1 Beta 1 and 2.1.1 Beta 1 Released

March 24th, 2014

It’s been a couple of months since our last releases escaped the grip of endless winter, so we thought it would be good to thaw out a beta that collects up the bugs that have been reported and fixed recently. Most of these bugs are mild as severity and frequency go, but that’s easier to…

Supporting the Cause, Improving the Web

January 29th, 2014

To help the jQuery Foundation accomplish its mission to improve the open web and make it accessible to everyone, we established a membership program where organizations and individuals could join the foundation to help us support our goals. In return, members are recognized both on our websites and at conferences. Since that time, a number…

Hosting and Configuring the jQuery Servers

January 27th, 2014

The other day, we posted about our new content workflow, but we didn’t get into how all that content is actually served. Believe it or not, jQuery doesn’t just run on jQuery. The servers The servers themselves are hosted at Media Temple. We have been using their VPS services for many years to host all…

jQuery 1.11 and 2.1 Released

January 24th, 2014

Here in the eastern part of the United States, we’re huddling in subzero temperatures and dealing with the aftermath of a snowstorm. Still, there’s nothing to brighten our moods like the pristine beauty of a freshly fallen release–no, make that TWO releases. jQuery 1.11.0 and 2.1.0 are ready to keep you warm on these dark…

jQuery San Diego is in Three Weeks From Today – Go!

January 22nd, 2014

As I sit here in New York City in the wake of a nor’easter that just hammered the, uh, Northeast, it’s hard not for me to be excited for the next jQuery Conference, which is just three short weeks away in sunny San Diego, California. So excited, in fact, that I wanted to take a…

jQuery 1.11.0 RC1 and 2.1.0 RC1 Released

January 17th, 2014

We’re just about ready for the final release of jQuery 1.11 and 2.1! Before we release, we’d like you to sanity-check our work. It will save us both a bunch of work if you check things out now, rather than waiting for a release. If something’s not right, we can fix it before millions of…

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…