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On the DataTables blog you will find news, announcements and tutorials about DataTables and its suite of extensions. New posts are published (usually!) monthly, with additional news items in between.

10th Nov 2022
By Allan Jardine -

ES modules | DataTables 1.13

If you have been following along with Javascript development in recent years, you'll have noticed a sea change in the tooling surrounding the ecosystem. This is fractal in nature, with many tools being created and used, but I think it can be boiled down to two major points:

With the release of DataTables 1.13 we focus on these two points, with the aim of making DataTables easy to use with modern tooling for Javascript. While there are a few bug fixes in 1.13 (release notes), there are no new end user facing features. It's all about the tooling in this release!

Without further ado, let's dig deeper into DataTables 1.13 and what it brings to the table.

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22nd Jun 2022
By Allan Jardine -

Vue3 component

Vue.js is a front-end Javascript framework that is widely used for creating reactive web-applications. It is consistently one of the most popular frameworks around, and in this post I will introduce a the datatables.net-vue3 package that provides DataTables for use as a component in Vue3 applications.

Want to dive right into the code with some examples? This is a coding blog, of course you do! The following examples show DataTables being used in a Vue3 application on Stackblitz which allows us to run an entire Node.js based app. The examples use Vue3's composition API and Vite for the build process.

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20th Jun 2022
By Allan Jardine -

RequireJS anyone?

RequireJS is, in web-terms, an old technology now (some might say ancient), but it is still in wide use and there have been a number of questions about RequireJS and DataTables recently. Something I've wanted to do for a long time is create a single definition file that can be used to load in any DataTables extension with whatever styling library you are using. So finally, it is time to dust off the AMD loader skills and get it done!

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