jQuery library has simplified and strengthen web development experience. jQuery lastest version 2.0 doesn’t have a lot of new features but instead jQuery team has provided a number of previous version fixes.
Few new things are:
- Eliminating support for previous versions of Internet Explore i.e. IE 6, 7 and 8. Even for IE 9 and 10, only compatibility mode is supported.
- Size has also been reduced but its minor reduction. Its around 10% reduction in size.
- Newer version is also equivalent with jQuery 1.9 API.
- Custom build feature has also been refined in this new version.