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Grid forms, data entry can be beautiful

Grid forms are dense forms designed for use in applications that require lots of data to be entered regularly. A tiny Javascript/CSS framework that helps you make forms on grids with ease. Grid forms or download on GitHub Tags: JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:44 AM | Feedback (0)

A collection of tools x 2

35 Best HTML5 Development Tools To Save Your Time Showcase of Useful Bootstrap Tools For Web Developers Tags: Web Development

posted @ Wednesday, March 26, 2014 3:07 PM | Feedback (0)

Premium Responsive jQuery Sliders

If you need to find a responsive slider to match your responsive design, then look no further: 12 Premium Responsive jQuery Sliders. I’m not sure what makes a slider premium versus standard, however I’ll leave that to the reader to discern. In the last project where we needed a responsive slider we went with ResponsiveSlides.js, which we were pretty happy with. It’s probably not “premium”, but it does the job. Tags: jQuery, JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Monday, December 23, 2013 11:34 AM | Feedback (0)

5 Obscure Facts About HTML5 LocalStorage

5 Obscure Facts About HTML5 LocalStorage – I possibly only found this interesting as I’m playing about with HTML5 LocalStorage in one of my personal projects. The stuff around things like isolation when using SSL and the differences between SessionStorage and LocalStorage sound like things which are good to know up front, to avoid any horrible debugging sessions. Tags: Web Development

posted @ Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:48 PM | Feedback (0)

spin.js–a cross browser spinner requiring no images or CSS

I can’t quite work out when I’d need to use spin.js, however it’s still kind of cool. Tags: JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Friday, September 9, 2011 11:20 AM | Feedback (0)

New and Interesting this week – Happy 30th birthday to the PC!

Review Of Cross-Browser Testing Tools (Web Development, Posted Sunday August 7 2011, 620 Tweets, 108 Facebook likes) Google+ Update Adds Emulated iPad Support, More (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 319 Tweets) Apple offers buyback program for old iPhone, iPad, Macs (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Wednesday August 10 2011, 199 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Welcome to the Cloud - "Your Apple ID has been disabled." (.NET, Posted Friday August 12 2011, 159 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Survey Finds Smartphone Apps Store Too Much Personal Data (Information Security, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 132 Tweets, 30 Facebook...

posted @ Sunday, August 14, 2011 11:42 PM | Feedback (0)

Box js–a modular loading system for JavaScript (with compression)

Boxjs gives you the flexibility of a modular loading system whilst providing the speed of a single, compressed JS file. I’m a little torn on this one. Combining and compressing loads of JS files is a good thing – we know this! But having a huge dependency on an external site is a pretty scary thing.. there’s also a version for images (with resizing and quality adjustment) and for CSS files as well. Tags: Web Development

posted @ Friday, July 29, 2011 4:04 PM | Feedback (0)

Tilt: Visualize your Web page in 3D

Tilt is a Firefox extension that lets you visualise any web page DOM in 3D. Basically, if you’re a web developer and you’ve used Firebug or any other DOM inspection tool you should watch the video as it’ll probably put a grin on your face. It’s like Tom Cruise is there debugging the web and preventing crimes against browser cross compatibility while Samantha Morton lies in a bathtub behind him screaming MUUUURRRRRDDDDDDEEERRRR – yes, the future is now. Tags: Web Development

posted @ Thursday, July 21, 2011 10:55 PM | Feedback (0)

VisualSearch.js– add enhanced autocomplete and auto prompting to your search boxes

VisualSearch.js enhances ordinary search boxes with the ability to autocomplete faceted search queries. Specify the facets for completion, along with the completable values for any facet. You can retrieve the search query as a structured object, so you don't have to parse the query string yourself. It looks pretty neat – although it’s the sort of UI widget which isn’t going to be suitable for every type of search (demo here). Tags: JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Monday, July 18, 2011 12:38 PM | Feedback (0)

Simple Tabs w/ CSS & jQuery

This isn’t new posting, but it’s a simple and attractive way to implement basic tabbing if you don’t want to include the whole jQuery UI framework. There are plenty of lightweight tabbing options out there, but I think this has to be one of the smallest out there, and the result works very well. Well I like it anyway! Simple Tabs w/ CSS & jQuery (demo). Tags: jQuery, Web Development

posted @ Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:11 PM | Feedback (0)

When can we follow Google into the world of supporting only modern browsers?

So now Google has said no to old browsers when can the rest of us follow suit? Interesting discussion on Stack Exchange. I like how Google avoids the issue of retiring IE6 by just jumping straight out and not supporting IE7. Unsurprisingly most stats suggest that when it comes to Internet Explorer people are either running the latest version or they’re running IE6 due to using a stolen copy (Hello China!). Tags: Web Development, Internet Explorer, Google

posted @ Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:32 AM | Feedback (0)

New and Interesting in Web Development this week

Want to know what was popular in the world of web development this week? Look no further – here’s a weekly round up of 10 of the most popular items posted this week. Print Loves Web (Monday May 23 2011, 428 tweets) Better Image Management With WordPress (Thursday May 26 2011, 383 tweets) Building An Effective ‘Coming Soon’ Page For Your Product (Tuesday May 24 2011, 326 tweets) Introduction to DNS: Explaining The Dreaded DNS Delay (Wednesday May 25 2011, 220 tweets) Quick Tip: Create Cross-Browser Datepickers in Minutes (Tuesday May 24 2011, 181 tweets)...

posted @ Friday, May 27, 2011 11:20 PM | Feedback (0)


JSONSelect is an experimental selector language for JSON. Apparently it feels like CSS – I hope that doesn’t mean it performs differently across browsers for random reasons. Still, interesting. Although I’d love to see LinqToJSON – anyone? Tags: Web Development

posted @ Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:37 PM | Feedback (0)

jQuery Image Scroller Plugin

jQuery Image Scroller Plugin is a neat effect that’s useful for navigating larger images. Jump straight to the demo to see it in action – it’s the sort of thing that’s going to work really well in specific situations, and not at all in others. Tags: jQuery, JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:27 PM | Feedback (0)


PrettyCheckboxes makes checkboxes and radio buttons pretty! Yes, really! Surprise! I’ve played around trying to do something similar with a previous script, and have to say that the prettyCheckboxes solution looks a lot cleaner (although it still feels like a bad idea, and something you should only do if you really have to imho). Tags: JavaScript, Web Development

posted @ Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:41 AM | Feedback (0)

Say hello to YSlow for Chrome

Please welcome YSlow for Chrome Ever since YSlow for Firefox was first released, it has helped millions of developers analyze web pages and suggested ways for them to improve their websites' performance. YSlow ranks in the Top 25 for Best of 2 Billion Firefox Add-ons downloaded so far. We are very proud of where YSlow stands today and we continue to work hard to take it to the next level. Today's another "Hello World!" moment for YSlow. We are very excited to announce the beta release of YSlow for Chrome. YSlow looks beautiful...

posted @ Sunday, March 13, 2011 10:58 PM | Feedback (0)

IE9 RC fixed the “Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage” error when running an ASP.NET application in Visual Studio

IE9 RC fixed the “Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage” error when running an ASP.NET application in Visual Studio – which is good, as it’s the reason I flagged the beta and decided to wait for the proper release (although really I should have known it was related to IPv6 as I’ve seen something identical a long time back with Firefox and its IPv6 support). It’d be interesting to know if this was also an issue with the recently released IIS Express, or if it was just Cassini. You also might be interested in reading about Fiddler and...

posted @ Sunday, March 13, 2011 10:47 PM | Feedback (0)

Spreading the dislike of hash-bangs

I’m spreading dislike for hash-bangs by reposting the following links: Breaking the Web with hash-bangs and Broken Links. Why? Mostly because they’ve got a stupid name, but also because I thought the web was actually making progress in terms of human readable URLs. Hash-bangs feel like a step or 20 in the wrong direction. Tags: Web Development

posted @ Sunday, March 6, 2011 7:47 PM | Feedback (0)

CSS snippets

CSS snippets on css-tricks.com contains a collaborative approach to enhanced synergy, coupled with a strategy to enhance and increase ROI around non-bricks and mortar based application approaches. Oh, no, hang on, it contains a selection of CSS snippets. Combined with an editor or authoring tool which supports snippets (I use SublimeText) and you’re away coding more efficiently. Tags: CSS, Web Development

posted @ Sunday, January 17, 2010 4:49 PM | Feedback (0)

Vertical Centering with a Floated Shim

Sounds fun huh? Maybe not. But it's likely to be useful for anyone who works with HTML/CSS. Vertical Centering with a Floated Shim   Tags: Web Development, HTML, CSS

posted @ Sunday, August 26, 2007 9:16 PM | Feedback (0)

The QA mindset

Ned Writes: I was interviewing a woman for a QA position, and asked her why she liked QA. She said, Where else can you get paid to complain? It's so very true. It also makes me think I should revisit all those people who mentioned that I'm apparently very good at it and stab them with something. But hey! Technorati tags: Miscellaneous, Web Development

posted @ Tuesday, January 31, 2006 10:15 PM | Feedback (0)

Remove Firefox Search Engines

SearchPluginHacks is a Firefox extension which can help you remove Search options. It seems kind of weird that this isn't included in Firefox, but it's also strange that the developer of this plugin didn't mention that if you're simply wanting to remove some of the search engines which come installed by default, then you can just delete the .src and the graphic file from your "searchplugins" directory (on Windows, C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins, or whereever you've installed Firefox).   Technorati tags: Firefox, Web Development

posted @ Wednesday, January 25, 2006 3:10 PM | Feedback (0)


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