• jQuery 1.9 Beta 1 Released – As an early Christmas present the jQuery Team announce the release of jQuery 1.9 beta 1. This release is in part a clean up release removing depreciated functionality, but all is not lost, the jQuery Migrate plugin will bring back many of them to allow you to begin transitioning.



  • CraftyCoders – CraftyCoders is a new principles focused usergroup running out of the West Midlands here in the UK. Their first meeting will be a session on Taming your Dependencies with Ian Russell looking at the practices surrounding Dependency Injection, taking place on Thursday 17 January in Bromsgrove. Signup on the Eventbrite page