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jQuery Conference 2011

A few weekends ago I went to the jQuery Conference held at the MS campus in Mountain View. And I took notes! Overall trends about the jQuery community: People are writing more complex apps on top of jQuery and there is a widely understood need for MVC frameworks, such as Backbone.js, Knockout.js and JavaScript MVC. Feature detection is important! Polyfill - replicates standard feature with a compatible API Shim - provides its own API...