VSDoc for jQuery 1.4.4, with early VSDoc Generator Released

On the heels of the jQuery 1.4.4 release, we are pleased to announce the availability of the VSDoc for jQuery 1.4.4. It is available for download immediately on our jQuery VSDoc Community page. Additionally, for this release, we’re also releasing an early version of our C# generator that we’re currently using to create the VSDoc […]

Visual Studio 2010 vsdoc for jQuery 1.4.3 Now Available

We’re excited to release the Visual Studio 2010 vsdoc file for jQuery 1.4.3. It is now available on our website, in our Community section on the jQuery VSDoc page. We’re committed to supporting the Enterprise community, and will be maintaining the VSDoc file going forward for each new release of jQuery. – The appendTo Team

jQuery Boston 2010

The Boston jQuery Conference marked a significant milestone in the history of appendTo. It was one year prior that appendTo was first announced by Mike Hostetler and Jonathan Sharp. Additionally, it was the first time that the entire appendTo team was in the same room together after working for the previous 6 months remotely. …

How Good C# Habits can Encourage Bad JavaScript Habits: Part 3 – Function Scope, Hoisting, & Closures

This is the third post in a multi-part series covering common mistakes C# developers tend to make when they first start writing JavaScript. The first post covered the following topics: 1. Having Variables & Functions in Global Scope 2. Not Declaring Arrays & Objects Correctly The second post covered the following topics: 3. Not Understanding […]

The new appendTo.com

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the new appendTo.com today! Our website has gone through several iterations since we first announced it, and this iteration marks a significant moment in our company history. This launch features a fully custom design by our own Doug Neiner, completely revamped content and messaging, and most importantly we […]

How Good C# Habits can Encourage Bad JavaScript Habits: Part 2 – False-y, Testing and Default Values, Comparisons, and Looping

This is the second post in a multi-part series covering common mistakes C# developers tend to make when they first start writing JavaScript. The first post covered the following topics: 1. Having Variables & Functions in Global Scope 2. Not Declaring Arrays & Objects Correctly Introduction This post continues to focus on areas where C# […]

How Good C# Habits can Encourage Bad JavaScript Habits: Part 1

This is the first post in a multi-part series covering common mistakes C# developers tend to make when they first start learning JavaScript. Introduction Many people come to jQuery and believe that their knowledge of a previous classical language (C#, Java, etc) will help them be successful at client-side scripting. You can use your classical language […]

Mock Your Ajax Requests with Mockjax for Rapid Development

Most backend developers are familiar with the concepts of mocking objects or stubbing in methods for unit testing. For those not familiar with mocking, it’s the simulation of an interface or API for testing or integration development purposes. Mocking with front-end development though is still quite new.

Enterprise jQuery Manifesto

EnterprisejQuery.com is run by appendTo. appendTo launched in October of 2009 with Mike Hostetler and myself having the vision of providing enterprise grade services for jQuery. Both of us have a long history of experience in the large enterprise as well as startups. We’ve worked in the trenches and have seen first hand the challenges […]