Tag Archives: jQuery

There’s a definite cycle to web languages and technologies

I don’t think there’s a lot of industries with a rate of change like the web. The code you’re writing today and the language you’re using might not even be on your radar anymore a year from now. And every … Continue reading

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I’ve finally learned I don’t need to write all the code

If there’s one thing it’s taken me forever to accept I should be using, it’s JavaScript frameworks. I’ve been working with Spine.js and I’ll admit, at first, I didn’t see the point of it. The basics of the app had … Continue reading

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Use CSS if you can then fall back to JavaScript

I have a rule when I’m making a website and that’s if you can do it with CSS, then do it with CSS. And recently I had a situation where I was updating some slideshows on a site and it … Continue reading

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Using jQuery and JSON to display content

In my previous post I showed you how to get some data from a JSON file and then add to a web page using jQuery (if you haven’t read that one, you should read it first so this makes sense). … Continue reading

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Getting Started with jQuery and JSON

If you’re passed to absolute beginner stage of learning JavaScript, I’m sure that you’ve at least of of JSON, even if you don’t know exactly what it is. JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is pretty much a JavaScript based alternative … Continue reading

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Using Ajax and PHP to get content from a database

Up until now I’d only used Ajax to send information to a PHP file to send an email or to enter something into a database. But last week I started working on a site that featured pop ups that would … Continue reading

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Using conditionals and helpers with Handlebars.js

Last time, we looked at how we can use a JavaScript template, in our case Handlebars.js, to swap out content. But what if we have some content that isn’t going to appear in each of our content blocks? Continuing with … Continue reading

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Use JavaScript templates to swap content

In my previous example of using a JavaScript template, I showed you how to use it to set up some static content. While that’s a good use for JS templates, you can use it to do a lot more. One … Continue reading

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JavaScript templating will make your life a lot easier

I’ll admit it, when I first saw a tutorial explaining how to use JavaScript templates, I didn’t really see the point to it. I thought, if you really wanted to do something like that, you’d just use a server side … Continue reading

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Update content with contenteditable and jQuery

Recently, I built a site for a client where they wanted to have the ability to make edits to some of the content on the site. Since I wasn’t using full blown content management system for it, they could just … Continue reading

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