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My personal background is strongest in PHP, python and plain ol' Javascript, and I see we've been recommended to use jQuery... I have one particular friend who finds Ruby to be great at using RESTful APIs... 

I guess my question is twofold:

1) What languages have people found the best experience with when using open data, and

2) I've been meaning to get to know jQery for a while... are there any authoritative online tutorials, or should I just read the libraries if I already code in javascript?

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Dennis Riedel
Sun, 2010-03-21 20:57

An updated resource for jQuery plugins and features here on Smashing Magazine (recommended!):