Tag Archives: CSS

The jQuery UI CSS Framework – Part 2: How To Create Widget-style Boxes

By | February 3, 2010

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 »

The jQuery UI CSS Framework – Part 1: Intro and How To Style a Button

By | January 20, 2010

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 »

How to correct font size problem with tables in jQuery UI widgets

By | December 30, 2009

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 »

My Favorite FireFox Plugins for Web Development

By | June 5, 2009

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 »