Republished with Permission - Original Article
The jQuery library has a passionate community of developers,
Two years ago I announced that Microsoft would begin offering product
support for jQuery, and that we’d be including it in new versions of Visual
Studio going forward. By default, when you create new ASP.NET Web Forms and
ASP.NET MVC projects with VS 2010 you’ll find jQuery automatically added to
A few weeks ago during my second
keynote at the MIX 2010 conference I announced that Microsoft would also
begin contributing to the jQuery project. During the talk, John Resig --
the creator of the jQuery library and leader of the jQuery developer team –
talked a little about our participation and discussed an early prototype of a
new client templating API for jQuery.
In this blog post, I’m going to talk a little about how my
team is starting to contribute to the jQuery project, and discuss some of the
specific features that we are working on such as client-side templating and
data linking (data-binding).