We take up a listener request this week and have an honest conversation about jQuery. Then, it’s time for something new! Our friends at Hot New Tech review tone.js for us. After that, it’s Pro Tip Time!
Pages like You might not need jQuery try to sell the idea that it’s easy to ditch jQuery, but the very first example is a good reason to use jQuery: one line of trivial jQuery code gets replaced with 10 lines of vanilla JS code!
It took years!
We’re finally finished removing jQuery from GitHub.com’s frontend. What did we replace it with? No framework whatsoever…
This is a long thread with some great conversations and questions.
In this post Sarah Drasner covers common jQuery use cases and how to switch them over to Vue, and why you’d even want to.