Tag: jQuery

Using jQuery .on() and .off()

Using jQuery .on() and .off() – AndiSmith.com. jQuery’s .live() caught on like wildfire, and for good reason. Unfortunately, as with most good things, it got abused. It was misused to the extent of the jQuery team deprecating it as of version 1.7 (currently at 1.7.1 at the time of this posting) and replacing it with […]

Posted: November 23, 2011

Building a Slimmer jQuery

jQuery: » Building a Slimmer jQuery. jQuery sometimes gets knocked for it’s popularity, as many things do once a certain degree of popularity is reached. One of the most common digs I hear with jQuery surrounds filesize. File size is our number one enemy as front end developers (insert IE joke here) and jQuery has […]

Posted: November 08, 2011

Master Mobile Web Apps with jQuery Mobile – Book Review and Giveaway

I’ve just finished Master Mobile Web Apps with jQuery Mobile by Matt Doyle and am very impressed. If you’ve been looking for a great introduction to all things jQuery Mobile, this is a great way to go. I’m also running a giveaway of two copies of the book, good luck!

Posted: September 26, 2011

Apprise – The attractive alert alternative for jQuery

Apprise – The attractive alert alternative for jQuery. I like using well built things as inspiration for work down the line. Apprise is one of those cases.

Posted: April 27, 2011

Isotope demo

Screenr – @desandro: Isotope demo. You’ve probably seen David DeSandro‘s (@desandro) work many times, but perhaps you haven’t known it to be his. He’s kind of a magician. He’s one of those super creative intelligent guys always pushing the limits and making a whole bunch of people say “wow.” I’ll go out on a limb […]

Posted: January 22, 2011

Beautiful Element Creation with jQuery

Beautiful Element Creation with jQuery — Article — The Nerdary. This is super super sweet. Creating elements the ‘old’ way did feel a little wrong, but this is all sorts of right (from the article): $(‘<div />’, { ‘id’: ‘charles’, ‘click’: function(e){ e.preventDefault(); $(this).animate({opacity: 0.7}); } });   So much nicer, and more… programmatic. I […]

Posted: January 18, 2011

Adiós Flash, Hola Edge

ADC Presents – Preview of the “Edge Prototype” tool for HTML5 | Adobe TV. Edge is touted as “A tool for doing HTML5 animations” but personally I’m guessing this is how Adobe plans to handle the whole “Flash” situation as time goes on. A number of things struck me as I watched the video: Layer […]

Posted: October 26, 2010

jQuery Mobile Alpha 1 Released

jQuery Mobile Alpha 1 Released | jQuery Mobile. This is super exciting. The announcement of jQuery Mobile had me pumped from reading the headline itself. I have come to know and trust jQuery not only due to its ease of use, but the people behind jQuery. The work the team has done for this first […]

Posted: October 18, 2010

jQuery 1.4.3 Released

jQuery: » jQuery 1.4.3 Released. My favorite JavaScript library has been updated again, and there is no shortage of improvement in this release. Take a look through the release notes, but some of my favorites are: JSLint validation: My JavaScript validates on save and it’s comforting knowing that jQuery now does the same CSS Module […]

Posted: October 17, 2010

jQuery Enlightenment by Cody Lindley Book Review

jQuery Enlightenment by Cody Lindley reinvigorated my enthusiasm for technical references. If you’re at all interested in learning more about jQuery, or you just want an excellent reference on hand, jQuery Enlightenment is it!

Posted: February 01, 2010