After a very short-lived jQuery 1.2.4 (it was up for less than a day before being marked as a “bad build“), jQuery 1.2.5 has been released into the wild! It contains the usual flurry of patches, optimizations and fixes which are all spelled out in the Release Notes.
Of course, what you really want to know is whether or not this release is compatible with the $.string plugin, and the answer is yes! (Really, I’m sure that’s what was on your mind.)
I’m diverting from my usual web development topics to day to write about what I consider to be a very serious development in our nation’s energy crisis. No, I’m not talking about the price of gasoline which is hovering near $4/gallon. I’m talking about caffeine. I was in Trader Joe’s this morning to buy myself a supply of Trader Joe’s Energy Drinks. I’ve been having trouble finding them lately. The Orange Passion flavor, my personal favorite, is completely out at every location that I’ve visited (about 6 stores total at this point), and many locations are out of the Wild Berry flavor as well. As I was checking out at the Culver City, CA store, I asked the clerk when they were expecting the Orange Passion flavor in. He said that they weren’t!!! The manager then spoke up and said that they were discontinuing the product due to poor sales chain-wide, although he confessed that it was actually a pretty big seller locally. (I was walking out with 16 cans this morning.) Continue reading