jQuery's Github-Driven Plugin Repository Launched

by Tim Heckel Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 01, 2013

The jQuery Foundation launched its new plugin repository on January 16th in an attempt to bolster and consolidate third-party development against the jQuery core library.


ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 with Knockout IntelliSense

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 04, 2013 2

The recently released ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 includes support for Web API, knockout IntelliSense, friendly URLs including several feature enhancements.


Atmosphere 1.0: Asynchronous Communication For Java/JavaScript

by Kostis Kapelonis Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 31, 2012

Atmosphere 1.0 is a new Java/Scala/Groovy framework that attempts to abstract asynchronous communication between the web browser and the application server. It transparently supports Web Sockets, HTML5 Server Side events and other application server specific solutions when available, with long polling as a fallback.


Ignite UI for Building jQuery Apps

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 20, 2012

Infragistics recently shipped a brand new framework for building powerful applications named Ignite UI. It contains numerous controls for the creation of next generation mobile applications. In this news article, Anand examines the features of the framework.


New Stable Releases: jQuery UI 1.9.0 and jQuery Mobile 1.2.0

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 11, 2012 1

The jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile teams have announced new stable version of their JavaScript libraries including new features, API redesign, improvements and fixes.


What's Upcoming in jQuery 1.8, 1.9 and 2.0, and the Removal of IE6/7/8 Support

by Bienvenido David Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 13, 2012

The jQuery Core team has recently released jQuery 1.8 Beta 1. The GA release is expected July 2012. The jQuery Core team has also laid out their plans for the next versions of jQuery, versions 1.9 and 2.0, and talks about the removal of IE6/7/8 support.


jQuery Mobile 1.1: True Fixed Toolbars, Revamped Transitions, jQuery 1.7.1 Support

by Bienvenido David Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 25, 2012 1

jQuery Mobile 1.1 has been released. The most notable improvements in 1.1 are true fixed toolbars, revamped page transitions and Ajax loader, and refined form elements. The new ThemeRoller tool allows existing jQuery developers to import their 1.0 theme and migrate it to 1.1. jQuery Mobile 1.1 requires jQuery 1.6.4 or 1.7.1.


Introducing AQuery: jQuery for Android

by Jonathan Allen Follow 463 Followers on  Apr 24, 2012 1

Introducing AQuery: jQuery for Android


Announcing the jQuery Foundation

by Jonathan Allen Follow 463 Followers on  Mar 07, 2012

A non-profit trade association by the name jQuery Foundation, inc. has been founded to handle the development, documentation, and support of the jQuery Core, UI, and Mobile projects. This role was previously held by the jQuery Board in conjunction with the Software Freedom Conservancy.


Microsoft Contributes Azure-backed Scale Out of Persistent Connection Framework SignalR

by Richard Seroter Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 27, 2012

A new open source contribution enables scaled out, high throughput messaging for the asynchronous ASP.NET web event engine, SignalR. In a recent blog post, Clemens Vasters, an Architect on the Windows Azure team, described a new GitHub project that that uses the Windows Azure Service Bus to distribute messages bi-directionally between servers and clients.


IceFaces Ace Forks PrimeFaces for jQuery Support, PrimeFaces not Happy

by Rick Hightower Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 16, 2012 4

PrimeFaces is claiming IceSoft copied PrimeFaces code "LINE BY LINE" for its new IceSoft Ace. While not claiming legal issues with the fork, the PrimeFaces team is "shocked and disappointed" and claim the new IceSoft Ace components are "up to 90% copied" from PrimeFaces. InfoQ caught up with PrimeFaces and IceSoft about this issue. Is it ok for a competitor to fork an Apache licensed project?


Fluqi Makes JQuery Simpler

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 14, 2012 1

Fluqi provides a generic Widget builder for JQuery that allows you to visually create and customize JQuery UI widgets and then use the generated markup and JavaScript in your own application. It also provides a .NET API, in form of a fluent interface to use and configure JQuery UI controls in your server side code.


JQuery 1.7 Brings HTML5 To IE6-8, Gets Deprecation Policy

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 14, 2011

JQuery 1.7 has recently been released, with improvements such as new Event APIs, Better performance of Delegated Events, HTML5 support for IE6-8, support for AMD spec and more. The team has also started deprecating certain features in an effort to keep JQuery slim.


Ruby on Rails 3.1 Released, Brings Assets Pipeline, Streaming, and Javascript Changes

by Mirko Stocker Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 03, 2011 2

Exactly one year after the last major released, the Ruby on Rails team released Rails 3.1. The highlights of this release are support for HTTP Streaming, more intelligent migrations and the new assets pipeline that makes it easier to use CoffeeScript and Sass.


What is the Future of Flash and Flex?

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 26, 2011 5

Adobe wants to strengthen Flash and Flex’s position in the enterprise and especially in the mobile space. But a recent study shows that jQuery has overtaken Flash as a deployed web solution on the top 17,000 websites.

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