John Resig

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John Resig
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Born (1984-05-08) May 8, 1984 (age 34)[citation needed]
Residence New York City, USA
Alma mater Rochester Institute of Technology[1][2]
Known for jQuery
Processing.js
Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja[3]
Pro JavaScript Techniques[4]
Scientific career
Institutions Khan Academy
Mozilla Corporation
Rochester Institute of Technology
Website johnresig.com

John Resig is an American software engineer and entrepreneur, best known as the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library.[5]

History[edit]

Resig graduated with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2005. During this time he worked with Ankur Teredesai[6][7] on data mining instant messaging networks and Jon Schull on exploring new ways of encouraging real-time online collaboration.[1]

He currently works as an application developer at Khan Academy.[8] Previously, he was a JavaScript tool developer for the Mozilla Corporation. For his work on jQuery he was inducted into the Rochester Institute of Technology's Innovation Hall of Fame[1] on April 30, 2010.[1]

Software projects[edit]

Resig has started or contributed to many JavaScript libraries, including:

Resig is a frequent guest speaker at companies like Google and Yahoo! and has presented at many conferences related to web technology, including SXSW,[19] Webstock,[20] MIX, and Tech4Africa.[21]

Publications[edit]

Resig is the author of a widely read blog,[22][23] and is the author of the book Pro JavaScript Techniques, published by Apress in 2006,[4][24] Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja with Bear Bibeault, published by Manning Publications in December 2012[3] and several other papers.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Gallery of Innovators | RIT Innovation Hall of Fame". Rit.edu. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  2. ^ Apress, John Resig bio blurb
  3. ^ a b Resig, John. Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja. Manning Publications. ISBN 1-933988-69-X. 
  4. ^ a b Resig, John (2006-12-11). Pro Javascript Techniques. Apress. p. 350. ISBN 1-59059-727-3. 
  5. ^ a b Bernstein, M. (2010). "Profile John Resig: The creator of jQuery talks about research, open source development and creating the most popular JavaScript library in use today". XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students. 17: 44. doi:10.1145/1836543.1836557. 
  6. ^ a b John Resig publications indexed by Google Scholar
  7. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic
  8. ^ John Resig's blog, Next Steps in 2011
  9. ^ Ignacio, Martin. "Processing.js". Processing.js. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  10. ^ John Resig. "John Resig - Processing.js". Johnresig.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  11. ^ "Bringing the Browser". Envjs. 2009-06-29. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  12. ^ John Resig. "John Resig - Bringing the Browser to the Server". Johnresig.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  13. ^ "Home". GitHub. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  14. ^ John Resig. "John Resig - JavaScript Testing Does Not Scale". Johnresig.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  15. ^ "Sizzle JavaScript Selector Library". Sizzlejs.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  16. ^ John Resig (2009-04-25). "John Resig - New Processing.js and Sizzle.js Sites". Johnresig.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  17. ^ "FUEL - MozillaWiki". Wiki.mozilla.org. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  18. ^ John Resig (2008-06-24). "John Resig - Simple Extensions in Firefox 3". Johnresig.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  19. ^ "SXSW 2012 - More Secrets of JavaScript Libraries". Panelpicker.sxsw.com. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  20. ^ "Speakers | Webstock - New Zealand's web conference". Webstock. 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  21. ^ "Speakers at TECH4AFRICA". Tech4africa.com. 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  22. ^ John Resig - Blog. Johnresig.com. Retrieved on 2014-05-13.
  23. ^ "Twitter / John Resig: My goal for 2008 was to do". Twitter.com. 2009-01-01. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  24. ^ Pro JavaScript Techniques : 9781590597279, APRESS.COM Archived June 9, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.

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