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  • jQuery 3.5 Released, Fixes XSS Vulnerability

    Timmy Willison released jQuery 3.5, which fixes a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability found in its HTML parser. The Snyk open source security platform estimates that 84% of all websites may be impacted by jQuery XSS vulnerabilities. jQuery 3.5 also adds missing methods for the positional selectors :even and :odd in preparation for the complete removal of positional selectors in jQuery 4.

  • jQuery 3.3.1 out, Team Preps for 4.0

    jQuery 3.3.1 has been released, which includes a new feature and several deprecations. The deprecations are in preparation for jQuery 4.0. While there isn't much new information on jQuery 4.0, it will include a complete rewrite.

  • Ashley Nolan Surveys State of JavaScript Tooling in 2016

    Ashley Nolan asked 4,715 front-end developers about the tools they use in 2016. While many developers continue to use jQuery, React and Webpack are beginning to dominate the ecosystem.

  • Linux Foundation Welcomes JavaScript Community

    The Linux Foundation has welcomed the addition of the JavaScript Foundation. The foundation says that it aims "to support a vast array of technologies that complement projects throughout the entire JavaScript ecosystem." jQuery Foundation projects will also be united within the JS Foundation including Lodash, ESLint, Esprima, Grunt, RequireJS, jQuery UI, Globalize, Sizzle, Jed, and Dojo.

  • Long-awaited jQuery 3.0 Brings Slim Build

    The jQuery team has unveiled the long-awaited 3.0 release, bringing a new slimmed-down option as well as major new features, improvements, and bug fixes.

  • Front-End Tooling Survey Provides Insight Into the Community

    Ashley Nolan asked developers about their front-end tooling choices and the results are in. Over 1,000 developers answered questions on topics ranging from CSS to JavaScript frameworks to task runners.

  • jQuery 3.0 Alpha Announced, Developers Need to Test

    jQuery 3.0 alpha has been announced with plenty of breaking changes. The team wants to get feedback from the community over some of the proposed changes and developers need to test the updated library against their existing code.

  • jQuery Plugin Registry Future Unclear

    The jQuery Plugin Registry is now in read-only mode and developers are encouraged to move their plugins over to npm. What comes next is less clear as a partnership with has yet to fully develop. The end result is that stale, old plugins with no support will be eliminated.

  • jQuery Takes Over the Pointer Events Polyfill from Google

    The Chromium team announced back in August that Google is no longer working on implementing Pointer Events in Chrome in order to focus on Touch Events. Now they have given control to the Pointer Events polyfill library to jQuery which is hoping to “drive developer adoption of this unified event system” and eventually see “all browsers implement this standard natively.”

  • jQuery Stops IE 6 and IE 7 Support in v1.13

    jQuery will drop support for Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7 "somewhere in 2015", jQuery Foundation president Dave Methvin stated on the official jQuery blog last week. This change will go hand in hand with the release of jQuery 1.13. The release 1.12 will be the last one with official support for the named versions of Microsoft's default browser for Windows.

  • jQuery 1.11 & 2.1 Now on npm and Bower

    The latest jQuery can be obtained from npm and Bower, has some performance improvements and bug fixes.

  • launches first public access to its Javascript platform

    The team that built the Javascript platform plans their first preview release of their app layer code on December 5th, 2013 as a foreshadowing of their platform's client-side prowess.

  • Ajax Control Toolkit Adds jQuery Support, Updated Twitter API Control and Improved Documentation

    Ajax Control Toolkit has been updated to support jQuery and includes a new Twitter control which takes advantage of new Twitter API. It also includes an improved documentation which describes the usage of ToolkitScriptManager.

  • Synchronized jQuery 1.10 and 2.0.1 Releases

    jQuery 1.10 and 2.0.1 has been released. The primary goal of this release is to synchronize the features of the 1.x and 2.x lines. The jQuery 2.x line has the same API as the 1.x line, but does not support Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8. If you are planning to upgrade and you currently using jQuery 1.8 and below, please make sure you read the jQuery 1.9 Upgrade Guide due to major changes to the API.

  • jQuery Mobile 1.3.0 Released

    The jQuery Foundation released version 1.3.0 of its JavaScript and HTML5/CSS framework jQuery Mobile. The update focusses on responsive web design and introduces new widgets for mobile applications.


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