JQuery Facts

by GOKILAVANI 2014-06-10 09:17:52

It was initially released on the 26 August 2006 at BarCamp NYC by John Resig

The latest stable version (1.8.3) was released on 13 November 2012

It is used by over 55% of the 10,000 most visited websites

jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library in use today

It is estimated that there are over 20 million websites running jQuery

19,909,315 websites that are using JQuery!

216,123 websites within the top million most visited sites use jQuery!

jQuery 19,909,315 websites vs MooTools 2,083,324 websites.

jQuery 19,909,315 websites vs Prototype 1,216,637 websites.

jQuery 19,909,315 websites vs script.aculo.us 1,008,167 websites.

jQuery is a cross-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.

It is used by 51% of the top 100,000 and 42% of the top million websites

jQuery is most likely to be found in use on Business, Shopping or Technology type websites.

The next most popular jQuery competitors (SWFObject & MooTools) are used on around 3,000,000 sites each according to tracking estimates
msn.com,   twitter.com, & amazon.com are among the top sites using jQuery

There is even a a jQuery-based Commodore 64 emulator!

There is at least 4,830 official jquery plugins on the jquery plugin website!
 
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