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Archive for the ‘jQuery’ Category

jQuery UI Checkbox/Radio Buttons

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Recently I’ve had the good fortune to getting back into using jQuery and jQuery UI on a new and exciting project after a year and a half of using DOJO and MooTools – both are very good languages in their own right but not my cup of tea.  And one the things I think are […]

Portfolio Layout Idea Using jQuery

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

The Inspiration A few weeks back a good friend of mine needed to put together a website to display some of her drawings/portfolio pieces. And of course I decided to go with my jqGalScroll plugin but it got me thinking that there really should be a better way of displaying her work. After digging around […]

Password Strength Indicator and Generator

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Sometimes you want to show your user the strength of their password and although there a quite a few jQuery “plugins” that do this there are none – that I’ve found – that let you set the class of an element so that you can do a graphical representation of the strength. What I have […]

Really Simple History: Ajax history and bookmarking library

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

For some time now I have been using Really Simple History for my applications that use a good amount of AJAX. RSH is exactly what it sounds like, it is a really simple way of adding history and bookmarking to your AJAXified apps.  To see it in action have a look at the Mason’s Graduate […]

Blog News Ticker

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Recently I had been asked to help put together a post scroller widget for a WordPress install but sadly after it was nearly completed it was agreed that it would not “fit” the site it was meant for. And it is true, some sites, depending on who the site is meant for – the targeted […]

Send Email Notifications for Broken Images Using jQuery Ajax

Monday, December 1st, 2008

David Walsh posted a priceless and overly useful post about Send Email Notifications for Broken Images Using MooTools Ajax but the only problem with that is that he used MooTools ;). For those that want to do the same thing with jQuery here is the JavaScript code, please have a read at his post for […]

Web Tech November Meetup Presentation

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Last night I had the opportunity to speak at the Web Tech November Meetup in Baltimore about jQuery.  I focused mainly on traversing since I believe once you fully grasp some of the built in jQuery traversing methods you can do just about anything using jQuery and do it easily. Preparations I spent about three […]

Slide in tab window using jQuery

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Say you want to wanted to put little tabs – you know, the ones like what you get from a lawyer or a realestate again to point out important things – off the side of your page so that your users can click, bring that tab into view to see what important information you want […]

Better jQuery Code #2

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

In a follow up to my Better jQuery Code #1 post I will be writing about some other small items that I have found to make my code better and more readable. Chaining Chaining is one of the most beautiful and time save pieces of code structure that jQuery brought to the game, the problem […]

Better jQuery Code #1

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

I’ve been wanting to write some jQuery tips for a while now and just never know what to really say until I saw Marc Grabanski’s 5 Tips for Better jQuery Code.  Although I have tips, I don’t think I have any that are Earth shattering or ones that I can rank higher then the other, […]


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