The article Dive Into jQuery (Part 1 appears in the April online and print editions of iProDeveloper.com. The target audience is primarily IBM i developers, but it’s actually a good introduction for anyone, regardless of server-side technology, who wants to learn jQuery.
The jQuery UI Feedback plugin I wrote lets you show an informational or error message next to a UI component on your page. Its primary intended use is for AJAX-driven applications, where you want to provide some instant feedback to a user. You can read documentation, download it and try it out at this page… Read More »
I’m guessing that if you are reading this post you have already encountered the problem of the same origin policy with regards to retrieving data with AJAX from urls in other domains than your’s (the requesting domain). This policy, enforced by browsers, means you cannot fetch raw data from other domains with straight AJAX calls.… Read More »
I’ve written a few articles in recent years that have been published by MC Press Online, relating to IBM i topics. If you don’t know what the IBM i is (or an AS/400, iSeries or System i), you can stop reading! Here are two lists of links to those articles. The first list is general… Read More »
Feedback is a jQuery plugin that lets you send feedback to a user in the form of an info message or error message, associated with any page element. It uses the jQuery UI plugin to determine the default styles of the info and error messages, but you can also use your own styles. Complete details,… Read More »
Firebug – debug your applications. An absolute must. Best features: Debugger – step through, over, etc. Console log for monitoring AJAX interactions -shows parms sent, data returned, round-trip time. Web Developer – fantastic CSS diagnostic support. Best features: View generated source – important if your script modifies the original DOM of your page Display Element… Read More »
Summary: Quirks of checkbox markup in HTML – differences between IE and FireFox…
This post explains how to set a group of checkboxes to checked or unchecked using jQuery 1.3, by clicking an “All” or “None” button. First, let’s select our group of checkboxes. I’ve seen some fairly complicated jQuery selectors for finding checkboxes on a page, but it seems to me the easiest thing to do is… Read More »
FireFox doesn’t have a native global event handler. Here’s how to create one using FireFox’s event-capturing model.
Firebug beta 1.0 is now available. This is by far the best toolbar available for FireFox or IE for debugging web applications. See This blog entry at Sitepoint for more details. A few of the features I really like are: The debugger – identifies exact line of script in error. The HTML view – lets you view… Read More »