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Episode 55

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FLOSS Weekly 55: jQuery

jQuery, a lightweight JavaScript library emphasizing JavaScript and HTML interaction.

Guest

John Resig for jQuery

John Resig is the creator, project lead and the head of the development team of the jQuery JavaScript library, released in January, 2006. For Resig's day job he works as a JavaScript Evangelist for the Mozilla Corporation, where he does JavaScript testing, performance analysis, speaking, and writing. He's also the author of a number of other projects, including:

  • Sizzle: A cross-browser, standalone, JavaScript library for implementing CSS selector DOM selection in JavaScript, which is in the process of being integrated into jQuery, Prototype, Sizzle, YUI, and MochiKIt.
  • Processing.js: A port of the Processing visualization language to JavaScript (running in an HTML 5 canvas element).

Resig also speaks on the Open Web Podcast with Dion Almaer and Alex Russel, where they discuss web standards, JavaScript, and browsers. He's the author of the book "Pro JavaScript Techniques" and is working on his second book: "Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja" (due out in 2009).

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Production Notes

  • Recorded Date: February 04, 2009
  • Release Date: February 07, 2009
  • Duration: 1:07:14
  • Log line: jQuery, a lightweight JavaScript library emphasizing JavaScript and HTML interaction.
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes: NA

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