Tag: DOM


jQuery++. While jQuery has long proven itself to be a de facto, go-to library that makes your life exponentially easier, there are some things jQuery wasn’t designed to cover. Meet jQuery++. What I like about this project is that it digs deep. It’s primary focus is to provide low-level utilities not supported by jQuery and […]

Posted: June 05, 2012

Working with canvas – Some Background and Basics

Canvas is an HTML element that provides a surface on which to draw with JavaScript

Posted: March 23, 2009

Loving WebKit: The Web Inspector Redesign is Huge

The freshly redesigned Web Inspector is a huge change for WebKit, and it’s making the engine that much better.

Posted: October 06, 2008

Revisiting Progressive Enhancement in CSS

John Resig recently posted a bit on progressive CSS enhancement, which got me thinking a bit more about a post I wrote some time ago.

Posted: March 17, 2008

Web Standards Creativity Book Review

Web Standards Creativity is a great book put together by 10 of the most known Web designers and developers in the industry.

Posted: November 05, 2007

Creating Named Elements in IE via JavaScript. Impossible?

I was having a bit of an issue trying to create a new element via the DOM and provide it with a name. As it turns out, Internet Explorer doesn’t allow this to happen, but I was able to find an alternative solution that has worked out quite well.

Posted: September 24, 2007

Taking Conditional Comments Too Far

Using conditional comments to include a version specific style sheet (or a bit of JavaScript) should be all the ammo you need to solve the problem of Internet Explorer.

Posted: July 23, 2007

Is Manipulating the DOM for Presentation Acceptable?

Is manipulating the DOM to include extra markup needed to desired design elements acceptable?

Posted: July 09, 2007

Applying Progressive Enhancement to Your CSS

It is becoming more common for designers to neglect progressive enhancement once unobtrusive JavaScript is obtained. There are countless JavaScript libraries available, full of code that is designed with progressive enhancement in mind. The issue that’s becoming increasingly problematic, in my opinion, is the associated style that is required to achieve desired visual effects.

Posted: March 19, 2007

DOM Scripting – Book Review

DOM Scripting by Jeremy Keith is a great resource for any Web designer/developer.

Posted: January 15, 2007