jQuery 2.1.1 / 1.11.1

The World's most used JavaScript library, a powerful toolkit for rapid Web development supporting the new HTML 5 and CSS 3 standards
jQuery can be used for DOM traversing, JS event handling, Web-based animations and running Ajax interactions.

The library simplifies the way JavaScript has to be written and is suitable for a wide range of Web applications.

jQuery benefits from thousands of open source and commercial plugins developed by its dedicated community and also features one of the best documented codebases around.

The library is incorporated in most CMSs and blogging platforms around and is also hosted on various CDNs for improving delivery times, ranging from Google up to Microsoft.

According to the Builtwith.com statistics service, jQuery has been used on around 55% of all the Top Million sites on the Internet, percentage that goes even higher to ~70% for the Top 10000 sites.

Main features:

  • Lightweight footprint
  • CSS 3 compliant
  • Support for basic XPath
  • Cross-browser complaint
  • Unit tested
  • Extendable via plugins
  • UI interface
  • Easy to use API
  • Special version of the library for mobile devices
  • Unit tested code
  • Standads compliant code
  • Documentation
  • Community developed

last updated on:
May 2nd, 2014, 6:11 GMT
developed by:
John Resig
license type:

MIT License

operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
C: \ Development Tools \ Other Libraries
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What's New in version 2.1.1
  • Exceptions thrown synchronously by xhr.send are not caught
  • Simplify an option hook
  • Avoid use of Object.keys() in cleanData()
  • Android 2.3 doesn’t pass isDefaultPrevented value to bubbled events
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