Tag Archives: jQuery

Even with a name only an engineer could come up with, querySelectorAll() is pretty awesome

One of the reasons I put up tutorials and code on this site is because if something is wrong, someone will let me know, usually within an hour or two of me posting it. I’m actually really happy with how … Continue reading

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getElementsByClassName might not work the way you think it does

I think a large amount of web designers and developers are like me, they start out using jQuery and then move to coding more with pure JavaScript. I’m not saying one or the other is better, although I’ve come to … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking about jQuery

The more and more that I work with JavaScript, the less and less I find myself using jQuery. And then I saw this tweet and it made realized that there are two types of jQuery users. There’s the designers and … Continue reading

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Recreating Facebook’s “Introducing Timeline” page banner effect with jQuery

I think I have something in common with a lot of web developers out there and it’s when I see something cool or interesting on a web page, I need to figure out how it was done or at least … Continue reading

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My extremely simple jQuery image slider

If there’s two things every web designer and developer knows it’s 1) There’s as many jQuery image sliders as there are stars and 2) Clients seem to think every web site needs one. And because there are so many out … Continue reading

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Seriously easy jQuery preloader

One of my latest projects is a site with a ton of images and the images have to all load before some JavaScript can run and the site becomes usable. Coming from Flash, my first thought was to use a … Continue reading

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Build an infinitely scrolling slider with jQuery and images that have various widths

One of the reasons for jQuery’s popularity is you it made it so you didn’t need to use Flash for a simple thing like an image slider on your web site. And, if there’s one thing you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Find the height and width of an image with jQuery in all browsers

Today I came across one those little problems that show up when you’re building things to work in every browser. One a web page, I needed to know the width of an image and I couldn’t hard code it because … Continue reading

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Why I’m going back and learning JavaScript from the beginning

Like a lot of web developers, the route I took to JavaScript development came by way of jQuery. jQuery did and still does the simple things for me and some complex things because it’s just faster. But eventually, I got … Continue reading

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Don’t use jQuery to load your scripts if you aren’t using jQuery

I’ve been noticing a little trend over the last couple of months. Developers using jQuery to run a script that doesn’t actually have any jQuery in it, they just want to use the $(document).ready() to run the script when the … Continue reading

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