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Burying jQuery (alive)

Earlier news of YUI’s departure came unexpectedly at the end of holiday season this year. Whilst one part of me blissfully hummed ‘Another One Bites The Dust’, another part mourned in desolation, making me realise the lapse of time.

I never was a big fan of YUI – the chosen conventions, the bloat, and that awful feeling of effort required to write even the simplest code. I appreciate the architecture and engineering of this framework and I admit that it became digestible at version 3, but I never had that same feeling of dismay when I came across jQuery for the first time.

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