14 Days of jQuery

An online event marking the release of jQuery 1.4. To celebrate, we're unveiling 14 releases over a period of 14 days.

Day Five

Monday, January 18, 2010

jQuery 1.4 Hawtness #1, with Paul Irish

The first of six installments, Paul walks you through the improvements and additions to the API in jQuery 1.4. He demonstrates with real-world examples how you’ll put these new features to use, along with recommendations on performance and useful hints on the internals.

In Hawtness #1, Paul covers the .live() and .closest() methods. All code discussed is viewable on pastie.org