Issue #23 - April 22, 2011
jQuery 1.6 Beta 1 Released
John Resig unveils the first beta of the forthcoming jQuery 1.6. He asks you to help out by dropping that code into your existing application and letting them know if anything no longer works.
Official jQuery Plugins: A Change in The Roadmap
There hasn't been a dedicated team for supporting official jQuery plugins but as they've become increasingly more important and complex, it seems time to lay down a policy. Adam Sontag explains.
The Node Beginner Book
SproutCore 1.5 Released (1.6 due in June)
Ruby on Rails 3.1 To Adopt CoffeeScript and jQuery
What's New in jQuery UI 1.8?
Malcolm Sheridan has a quick look at the latest version of the jQuery UI library and demonstrates the new AutoComplete and Button widgets.
A New jQuery.attr and the New jQuery.prop Method in jQuery 1.6
Timmy Willison looks at the rewrite of jQuery.attr and the new jQuery.prop method that are in the forthcoming jQuery 1.6 and clears up some confusion that jQuery.fn.attr users may encounter on upgrading.
About That Hybrid 'V8Monkey' Engine
Scraping the Web with Node.io
Performance Analysis of (Binary) Byte Arrays in Modern Browsers
Improved V8 External Array Support with Node.JS's 'Buffer' Type (Node Geeks Only!)
CoffeeScript Basics in 25 Minutes
Multiplayer Gaming with HTML5: Are We Ready?
Code and Libraries
forever: Keep a JS Script Running Continuously
forever is a simple tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously. You can use forever through the command line interface or by requiring a module in your code.
JQuery-AHM: Reducing Ajax Requests to 1 Line
JSLintMate: JSLint (or JSHint) in the TextMate editor
Spine: A JS MVC Framework With A Different Take to Backbone.js
Sudoku Solver in CoffeeScript - A Code Snippet
Last but not least..