21 Things I learned from the jQuery Source

I know I’ve been posting only videos lately but this one deserves to be here too and I really don’t think videos are bad. Instead of reading and just listen to your mind you can watch the person talking, acting and see their personality.

In this two videos, the astonish Paul Irish tells us 10 things he learned from the jQuery Source and then 11 more things he learned from it. At first, when we look at the jQuery Source it looks scary and huge, but Paul Irish diggs in it and shows us that we can learn many things straight from the source, instead of looking for docs on the internet.

I personally already did this long time ago and I recommend to do it. It’s really like a wiki of javascript codes.

and here is the other

Click here to see the post in his blog.

jQuery Templates, Data Link, and Globalization Accepted as Official jQuery Plugins

Stephen Walther from the ASP.NET Team joins James Senior (@jsenior) on Web Camps TV to discuss an exciting announcement: Microsoft is making their first contributions to the jQuery open source project!
In the past 6 months, they’ve been busy working on three features:

  1. Templating
  2. Data-Linking
  3. Globalization

In this video, they show demos of the contributions in action, take a look:

Web Camps TV #6 - Microsoft Commits Code to jQuery!

How to be a better developer through social media

Great speech from Scott Hanselman that shows us how we can be better developers using social networking and he proposes that every developer needs a blog.

 How to be a better developer through social media

Scott gave an advice I really liked it. He says "Remember, we are all immature!". If you think like that you will feel more confident to write something out there. You don’t need to feel afraid of not writing the best code. Just go and say: "Here it is. Here’s my code, I’m learning". Let it roll.