Another win for jQuery

Digg has recently implemented a new comment system. One of the developers, Joe Stump, has posted an article on his blog about the technical background of the site update.

A big part of the new comment system was to extend the use of Ajax with the new system creating about 90% of the HTML dynamically. was replaced with the smaller jQuery library. Joes says that the entire comment system is, in fact, a series of jQuery plugins.

This is a huge boost for the popularity of jQuery. I’m glad I’m not the only one that sees its brilliance.

Link to Joe’s post

One Response to “Another win for jQuery”

  1. Joe Stump Says:

    As a good friend of mine says, “Thou shall not have another JS library before jQuery.”

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