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jQuery 1.3: New release and happy birthday!

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Last January 14th 2009 was the birthday of our lovely jQuery javascript library, Happy Birthday! Since January 14th 2006 jQuery team were improving more and more the library and yesterday they have released a new version: jQuery 1.3. And as you may suppose it comes with new great features:

  • Sizzle: A sizzlin’ hot CSS selector engine.
  • Live Events: Event delegation with a jQuery twist.
  • jQuery Event Overhaul: Completely rewired to simplify event handling.
  • HTML Injection Rewrite: Lightning-fast HTML appending.
  • Offset Rewrite: Super-quick position calculation.

So guys, let’s jump into new features, taking a look to some tests performance to see what’s going on with this 1.3 jQuery version and his performance.