jQuery 1.4 Released, Happy 4th Birthday jQuery

jQuery is one of the most popular JavaScript library which has made AJAX and dealing with DOM much more easier for developers. Over the years jQuery has quickly gone on to become one of the most used JS libraries.


The jQuery team have released jQuery version 1.4 to developers to celebrate their 4th birthday today. jQuery comes with lots of new features and functions.

jQuery 1.4 Overview

  • Performance Overhaul of Popular Methods – jQuery developers have rewritten code for most of the earlier functions to provide with significant performance gains
  • East Setter Functions – jQuery 1.4 has added new and easy setter functions for all the objects
  • Improvements in Ajax – jQuery 1.4 introduces several significant updates to Ajax and JSON handling
  • In addition to this there are other significant changes to Attributes, Core, CSS, Effects, Events and more

Developers can find the new methods in jQuery by visiting this page. To download or learn more about jQuery 1.4 visit this page. jQuery 1.4 is also available as part of Google Ajax APIs.

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