AJAX and JavaScript Date Pickers

One thing which I usually find quite annoying is using input boxes in forms for user entered dates. Having the user manually enter date, day, month, year seems so 1997 to me. However in the interest of time, this is what most programmers slap into … [Read more...]

Give Me 15 Minutes and I’ll Make You A jQuery Expert

Introduction In the spirit of rapid web development, I've stumbled upon jQuery. Here's a testimonial from a jQuery user: You start with 10 lines of jQuery that would have been 20 lines of tedious DOM JavaScript. By the time you are done it's down … [Read more...]

uncluttr – Shop At Amazon.com In Style

OK, now this is really cool. If you ask me it's a beautiful use of AJAX. Pick a category Search Click on an item and get a pop up with details Click and Drag items to the shopping cart on the right Yep, that's it. The name fits … [Read more...]

Steal Browser History with SpyJax

Ever wanted to find out what your users have been up to before they came to your site? Yep, you now have that power. I can see that little twinkle in your eyes now. You're thinking that this is just insane and you can only imagine the power that now … [Read more...]

Web 2.0 Buttons On The Fly

Now I've never really been a Photoshop guy. I just don't have an eye for that stuff, even if it may be very basic. What's my solution? My Cool Button. This service allows you to created, not to bad if I do say so myself, Web 2.0 buttons on the … [Read more...]

Weebly Editor – Web 2.0 WYSIWYG Editor

Weebly has finally launched, well again. What is Weebly? It's online website creation using the latest and greatest of web 2.0. It's a WYSIWYG editor, but so much more. You can choose to host you website at Weebly, where you will get a sub-domain, or … [Read more...]

JavaScript Only Links, Why? Someone Tell Me Why, Please

Why We Might Need (Want) JavaScript Links Recently I stumbled upon a site that I haven't been to for a while: CSOWeb.org. The design is nice and clean: a header image, with some gradients and colors that work together. But wait, where are all the … [Read more...]

How Do I Pick An AJAX Framework And Why Should I Care

This may be one of the most difficult things to consider when starting up with AJAX. There are a lot of AJAX Tutorials out there that give you good background information. And it's good to know what's going on behind the scenes, it really is, but … [Read more...]