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 »
This is the second post in a series on the jQuery UI CSS Framework. Here’s the first one. Today I’ll show you how to create a nice looking box that has sort of a widget appearance to it. The jQuery UI components already provide similar functionality. For example, the Dialog Box is quite pretty, and… Read More »
This is version 1.0.1. It corrects a bug where the ‘above’ and ‘below’ options did not work, and it also lets you place a message immediately above an element, with the left side of the message area aligned with the left edge of the element itself. I have also updated the demo page to include… Read More »
This is the first in a series of articles on the jQuery UI CSS Framework.. This is a powerful suite of CSS selectors that you can use to build web applications with a consistent UI. The main jQuery UI demo page shows you a list of UI widgets (which are still somewhat limited in scope… Read More »
I just recently used jQuery UI tabs in an application. Within a couple of the tabs I used tables for content (let’s not have a religious debate about using tables for layout, please). Anyway, the font size came out much bigger than for text in a paragraph, for example- in FireFox. I looked at the… 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 »
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 »
Using ui-datepicker-trigger CSS selector to style the trigger image on a jQuery datepicker object.