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jQuery is the largest open source, cross-browser, CSS3 compliant, JavaScript library around and it has made client-side scripting a breeze. The syntax is simple and jQuery can produce beautiful almost Flash-like animations. Unlike Flash,...
One can only imagine how tough it was to practice web design back when everything seemed so new — during the days of Netscape Navigator and Microsoft FrontPage. Looking back, it seems like such an archaic time in the history of web design. It...
Today I am going to share a trendy functionality which I have been implementing in my projects for a while now. I call it "FoxyComplete" and what is does is fetch clickable search results along with images either automatically scraped from the...
Modal windows are most commonly described as anything that captures the user's attention, and doesn’t allow them to return to the previous state until they interact with the object in question. Now, that is a bit convoluted and I think it...
Many sites that require login credentials enforce a security setting often referred to as password complexity requirements. These requirements ensure that user passwords are sufficiently strong and cannot be easily broken. What constitutes...
For some sites, image galleries are an absolute must. Portfolios are the first to come to mind, but galleries are also useful for blogs, e-commerce sites, and really any site that regularly displays multiple images on a single page. Below are...
Just a short while ago, Flash was one of the primary technologies used by web designers to add interactivity to a website. Since the introduction of the iPad, with its lack of the Flash Player, there's an acceleration in the web development world...
Thanks to the might of JavaScript, the words "dynamic" and "illustration" no longer apply exclusively to Flash-based websites. Now that dynamic HTML is a reality in most commonly used browsers and that a lot of fancy JavaScript libraries...
The modern web developer who does not consider Ajax when planning or building their websites is potentially missing out on a powerful tool to enhance usability. There are however, challenges in implementing Ajax functionality on a web page....
In traditional JavaScript coding, if you want to get any information from a database or a file on the server, or send user information to a server, you will have to make an HTML form and GET or POST data to the server. The user will have to click the...