8 - api.jquery.com
The jQuery Documentation got a major facelift and was released during the 14 Days of jQuery. In this episode we are at the Aol headquarters in Washington DC filming video and releasing jQuery 1.4 for the 14 Days of jQuery. In this episode we talk with Karl Swedberg and Paul Irish about the new api.jquery.com documentation site.
Host: Ralph Whitbeck & Elijah Manor.
- API site overview
- Based on Packt Reference guide
- New features of the site
- XML Feed
- Mobile reference guide already using xml dump
- Fully working demos
- version change/addition log
- more relevant searches
- How can users help with the site going forward?
Links from the show
- 14 Days of jQuery (archived)
- jQuery 1.4 release notes by John Resig. This wasn’t simply a maintenance release as some had speculated; there are manynew features, enhancements and performance improvements included in 1.4! This post covers the new features and enhancements that you may find beneficial.
Plugin of the Week
jQuery Lint by James Padolsey, is a simple script you can download and use with jQuery. It works over the top of jQuery and diligently reports errors and any incorrect usage of jQuery. It will also, to some extent, offer guidance on best practices and performance concerns.
Tutorial of the Week
jQuery 1.4 Released: The 15 New Features you Must Know by James Padolsey.