This Week in jQuery, vol. 2
A lot has happened this week in jQueryland. Here are a few highlights:
jQuery Core Development
Brandon Aaron has been on a roll the past few days, fixing bugs and enhancing features for the next version of jQuery. Among the updates committed to the Subversion repository were better support for nested fixed position elements and added support for contexts other than document with the .live() and .die() event delegation methods. See the past week’s timeline here.
- A new release of Haineault’s Timepickr plugin is available.
- Diego A. has updated his Star Rating plugin.
- Jason Frame put together a set of “fun little text effects.”
- The new Flexbox acts as a “replacement for html textboxes and dropdowns, using ajax to retrieve and bind JSON data.”
- Not really a plugin, Sunday Morning is a fun jQuery-based translation bookmarklet using the Google Translate API.
Tutorials and Blog Entries
- Ajax Experience Talks: Resig, Slocum, and Heilmann: Ajaxian has added to the list of presentations from last year’s Ajax Experience conference that are now available online. One of the presentations features John Resig discussing advanced jQuery.
- jQuery and Strophe: Made for Each Other
- Simple example of loading a ColdFusion query with jQuery
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