Why Use jQuery for Simple JavaScript Tutorials?

on January 2nd, 2012 |

A trackback on one of my previous posts (yeah, trackbacks aren’t just for spam) alerted me to an interesting point brought up by a blogger named Matt Pass. In his post entitled Walnut, Meet jQuery Sledgehammer he politely explains why he feels it’s overkill to use jQuery in a simple tutorial post.

His main point is summarized in this quote:

Do you really need a 90k JavaScript library (and thats the minified version)

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