Topic: jquery

Bootstrap 5.0 alpha now available

The Bootstrap team has released an alpha of Bootstrap 5. Two significant changes in Bootstrap 5 are that it no longer depends on jQuery and support for Internet Explorer is gone. Other improvements intended for the 5.0 release include a new API, changes to the grid system, and improved documentation.  According to the team, removing … continue reading

jQuery addresses XSS security issue in 3.5 release

The latest version of the popular JavaScript library jQuery is now available. jQuery 3.5 fixes a security issue, adds a few new features, and fixes performance bugs. The security issue was one that opened up the doors for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. jQuery uses a regular expression in the jQuery.htmlPrefilter method that made sure that … continue reading

SD Times news digest: jQuery 3.4, Google’s AI Platform, and Rasa’s Series A funding

JQuery has announced the release of jQuery 3.4. The team has stated that this will be the last release in the 3.x branch, and it will begin working on jQuery 4.0. It has made improvements to the process of getting and setting dimensions, added support for “nonce” and “nomodule,” and fixed the expected state for … continue reading

Bootstrap 5 expected to completely replace jQuery

The Bootstrap team is nearing its mission to completely remove jQuery from its framework in favor of JavaScript. Bootstrap is an open-source framework for responsive mobile solutions on the web. The team recently released version 4.3 of the framework with its plans to remove jQuery. “The cat is out of the bag—we’re dropping our largest … continue reading

Pluralsight Technology Index shows Java is in demand

Java is in demand, according to Pluralsight Technology Index. Pluralsight launched the index to rank the demand and growth rate of more than 300 software development languages, tools, and frameworks. This provides CIOs, CTOs, and their teams with insights on technology trends in order to inform their technology strategies and direct their personal skill development … continue reading

Security vulnerabilities in JavaScript libraries are hard to avoid

These days it is almost impossible to develop in JavaScript without utilizing one of the thousands of open-source JavaScript libraries available. Libraries make coding in JavaScript simpler and more efficient by taking processes that would ordinarily require several lines of code to achieve and simplifying them, usually by creating a single function that can be … continue reading

Ruby on Rails 5.1.0 beta gets ‘spring cleaning’

Ruby on Rails is gearing up for its next big release. In the meantime, developers can check out the “highlight reel” of Rails 5.1.0 beta1, which cleans up deprecated code and includes major improvements to the ergonomics of Rails. This version follows the release of Rails 5.0, which came out about eight months ago. The … continue reading

A low-power Wi-Fi system for IoT, an open-source e-book for free, and Ruby on Rails updates—SD Times news digest: Dec. 9, 2016

University of Washington computer scientists and electrical engineers created a Passive Wi-Fi system that demonstrates how it’s possible to generate Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000x less power than other Wi-Fi chipsets, and 1,000x less power than Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee. “Passive Wi-Fi transmissions can be decoded on off-the-shelf smartphones and Wi-Fi chipsets over distances of … continue reading

jQuery 3.0 beta released, Yahoo’s machine-learning dataset, and Obama’s budget proposal for self-driving cars—SD Times news digest: Jan. 15, 2016

jQuery is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and to commemorate that it is announcing the beta release of jQuery 3.0. Version 3.0 is the first major release from jQuery in years. In July, the jQuery team announced the alpha version with jQuery Compat 3.0, but due to Microsoft dropping support for IE8, IE9 and IE10, it … continue reading

jQuery Foundation updates its mission

The jQuery Foundation, the nonprofit trade association that oversees the open-source jQuery project and its ecosystem, has announced an updated mission statement and new mandates going forward. During a recent meeting of the jQuery Foundation board of directors, the organization—which includes members and corporate sponsors such as Adobe, Famo.us, IBM, Intel, Mozilla, Syncfusion, WordPress and … continue reading

Devpost’s Hackathon report, Git 2.5 released, and JShell in Java 9—SD Times news digest: July 30, 2015

Devpost, the hackathon platform formerly known as ChallengePost, has released its first Student Hacker Report for the 2014-2015 academic year, ranking the most popular platforms, programming languages, APIs, libraries, frameworks and more at hackathons over the past year. The report shows Android edging out iOS 38.2% to 22.7% for the most popular mobile platform, while … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: JSCity

JavaScript is empowering JavaScript to build a 3D JavaScript conceptual city. If that sounds meta, it’s because this week’s featured GitHub project, JSCity, is an implementation of the CodeCity source-code visualization environment brought to life with three.js, the popular JavaScript library enabling 3D visualizations, to illustrate facets of the JavaScript programming language as the infrastructure … continue reading

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