jQuery, the JavaScript library everyone loves to hate, has turned ten years old today. The library was first introduced in 2006 by John Resig, at BarCamp in New York City, as a side project he had worked on in college. Since then, the library has exploded in success and is now used on more than 77.8% of the Web — it’s become the overwhelmingly default way to write JavaScript, given that it makes it easier to perform a number of common tasks. Credit: WaybackmachineThe jQuery site as it appeared in 2006 When jQuery was released the internet was a very…

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