This Week in jQuery, vol. 6

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Another week, another collection of links to some of the most interesting and exciting new jQuery happenings around the web.

One of the most interesting happenings this week was the release of Glimmer. Glimmer allows you to easily create interactive elements on your web pages by harnessing the power of the jQuery library. Without having to hand-craft your JavaScript code, you can use Glimmer’s wizards to generate jQuery scripts for common interactive scenarios. Glimmer also has an advanced mode, providing a design surface for creating jQuery effects based on your existing HTML and CSS.

Also worth mentioning is the great new facelift given to the jQuery for Designers site from Remy Sharp.

And if you haven’t notice Wrox has released a new book, Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery. A review of the book is forthcoming.

Articles this Week

Tutorials this Week

Plugins this Week

Plugin Spotlight

Pulled from my own personal archives. I bring you, the Query ListNav Plugin from iHwy, Inc.. You may or may not have missed this plugin, but regardless, it’s certainly worth a first look, or second.

Tools Released this Week

Howie Weiner, in addition to his grid overlay plugin, is now providing a bookmarklet version.

And the typical “Best of…” from this week

jQuery Gossip/Rumor Mill

Word on the street is that O’Reilly has in the works a jQuery cookbook authored and edited by several core team members. Additionally, I’m hearing whispers of another cookbook specifically tailored for jQuery Designers.

And remember, for up to the minute jQuery happenings, you can follow the official jQuery twitter profiles jquery, jqueryui, and jquerysites. Also, don’t be afraid to contact us (thisweekinjquery (at) if you feel we missed any noteworthy information or would like to submit noteworthy happenings for next week.

12 thoughts on “This Week in jQuery, vol. 6

  1. Andy on said:

    Glimmer — And just to *watch the video* on the first page, I’ve got to install Microsoft’s proprietary Silverlight which doesn’t even work well on my platform (Linux) — no Glimmer for me, thank you.

  2. Looks like the Glimmer video is up on YouTube:

  3. jevoly on said:

    官不聊生 Says:
    May 7th, 2009 at 4:10 am
    Looks like the Glimmer video is up on YouTube:

  4. dev on said:

    can i know is there a fix time that jquery 1.4 out?
    if i buy jquery 1.3 book, if it will be big different between 1.3 and 1.4?

  5. Cody, Thanks for featuring my site’s JavaScript round-up. I’m planning on publishing a ton of jQuery tutorials in the coming months, so hope you guys stay tuned!

  6. Благодарен. Появилась уникальная мысль, но нуждается в поверхностной реорганизации моей мысли, займусь в выходные. Позже поделюсь с читателями блога!

  7. jimbles on said:

    why start a blog when you intend to stop maintaining it less than two months later?

  8. Greetings from Brazil. As I recover from the Moz celebration party in Sao Carlos I wanted to blog with a picts and a headsup on cool things from yesterday. The organization was a community effort and more than 130 attended