Some interesting stats and ramblings about jQuery – the free, open source software! Spread the word!!!
- We know of 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 was released in January 2006 at BarCamp NYC by John Resig.
- There is even a a jQuery-based Commodore 64 emulator!
- There is at least 4,830 official jquery plugins on the jquery plugin website!
Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.