Printf() for jquery.

I was preparing for my pre-session talk this past November at LISUG, when I determined that I needed a printf() function for jquery. To be more accurate, more accurately I needed an sprintf() implementation in javascript, and wanted to .

Google lead me to a jquery plugin that has not been updated since 2007. However, sometimes software gets to the point where it really doesn’t need to be maintained, and if it worked for me I was not going to dismiss it as abandoned software.

In the end it did require a small patch to handle %% (really print a percentage sign). Unfortunately, the maintainer has not acted on my patch. However, please apply it if you plan on using it.