In celebration of jQuery’s 4th birthday, the jQuery teamwas recently  released  jQuery 1.4. This wasn’t simply a maintenance release as some had speculated; there are many new features, enhancements and performance improvements included in 1.4! This post covers the new features and enhancements that you may find beneficial.

You can download jQuery 1.4 right now, here: http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.4.js

If you haven’t already, you should check out the “14 days of jQuery”, an awesome online event marking the release of jQuery 1.4, and jQuery’s fourth birthday!

14 days of jQuery

And don’t forget to checkout the new API documentation!

Read this article by James Padolsey about 15 new features in jQuery

jQuery 1.4 Released: The 15 New Features you Must Know