Issue #11 - January 28, 2011
This week's top news
Zepto.js v0.4 Released – JSONP & More DOM Goodness
Thomas Fuchs has released Zepto 0.4, a feature-driven update to his minimalistic framework for mobile WebKit browsers based on jQuery syntax. 0.4 brings JSONP AJAX requests, Blackberry detection, and more methods across the board.
jQuery 1.5 Release Candidate 1 Released
No, not a duplicate from last week. That was the 'beta' and this is the 'release candidate'! The difference is that more issues have been ironed out and barring any major bugs, the code in a release candidate is frequently the same as what is eventually shipped. Try it out.
This week's top articles
Tutorial: A Sencha Touch MVC application with PhoneGap
ECMAScript 5 strict mode in Firefox 4
The Changelog Interviews Adam Moore and Satyen Desai of YUI
The Changelog team (great podcast, btw) caught up with Adam Moore and Satyen Desai from the YUI team to talk about YUI 3, Node.js, and working with Douglas Crockford.
25 jQuery Slider Tutorials
Marvi Ocampo presents a list post of 25 different jQuery-powered slider related tutorials.
Interesting new libraries and code
jPlayer: Cross-Browser jQuery Media File Player
jPlayer is a jQuery plugin that plays and controls media files on Web pages, allows you to stylize a player with CSS, and which supports all major browsers on the major platforms, including iOS.