The jQuery project started back in 2005. jQuery now became a widely used technology, since its first release in January 2006. It was released at BarCamp NYC by John Resig. The development of jQuery was influenced by the release of CSS Query by Dean Edwards. jQuery is currently headed by Timmy Wilson. While a team of developers handle jQuery features and its maintenance.
Currently, jQuery is used in the development of most of the websites and is a part of a collection of projects. According to a latest survey, jQuery was used on 73% of the top 1 million websites and by 22.4% of all the websites till june 2018.
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