Have you noticed that jQuery has been moving like a juggernaut recently? 1.4.4 was released a few days ago, hot on the heels of 1.4.3, and they’re already talking about 1.5. This update adds a new animation method called .fadeToggle, and about 25 bug fixes.
I forgot to mention that return false has changed in jquery 1.4.3. This post by Neeraj Singh discusses the changing significance of returning false from event handlers in detail.
jQuery 1.5 Feature Nomination
So why would you bother with Placeholder-jQuery-Plugin, by Mathias Bynens? Well, it works in most browsers, including IE6. That’ll keep the corporate stooges happy. It also correctly identifies browsers that have partial placeholder support, like Safari 4. That means Bynens has raised the bar on this deceptively simple problem.
jSignature by Brinley Ang, released under the MIT License, makes it possible to accept signatures in forms. Signatures in the literal sense; a little image that you draw. There’s a corresponding jSignature website with examples and demos.