John Resig

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

John ResigName: John Resig

Born: May 8, 1984

Computer related contributions

  • Computer programmer and entrepreneur.
  • Known as the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library.
  • Presently works as an application developer at Khan Academy.
  • Previously, he was a JavaScript tool developer for the Mozilla Corporation.
  • Moderates a large number of 'subreddits' on Reddit.


  • Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja with Bear Bibeault (2012)
  • Pro JavaScript Techniques (2006)

Honors and awards

  • Inducted into the Rochester Institute of Technology's Innovation Hall of Fame (2010)