Release of jQuery 1.11.0/2.1.0 Beta 2
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On Nov 15th2013, jQuery official site announced the release of jQuery 1.11.0/2.1.0 Beta 2.
These bets versions can be downloaded from the below mentioned links
Note: jQuery 1.x supports IE 6/7/8 and jQuery 2.x does not.
What is new in these beta versions?
Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD): Replacing old modular build system with AMD internally
Published on npm : This introduction will help to use the release with node or packages like browserify.
Performance: The new “lazy feature detects” feature is quite good as it reduces the startup time for the library.
What is removed from these beta versions?
Sourcemap comment is removed.
But can still be continued to generate and distribute sourcemaps, like if the browser does not support manually associating map files , then add the appropriate sourcemap comment at the end of the minified file.