Online .NET and PHP Development

Posted in C# Programming, General Web, HTML & CSS, Javascript, JQuery, PHP Programming on September 12th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

Interesting site for developing online without the use of Visual Studio or Zend Studio.

http://www.coderun.com/

Not sure how useful it would be but it’s promising.

Firefox Plugins

Posted in General Web, HTML & CSS, Javascript, JQuery on September 12th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

Some useful plugins for firefox
Adblock Plus – Hides adverts on most sites
Web Developer – Nuff said
SQL Lite Manager – Manage simple SQL Lite Databases
Firebug – Great plugin for debugging
Greasemonkey – Create custom scripts which run for various sites
Screengrab – Snapshots of webpages including flash.

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Data Visualisation with Javascript or Flash

Posted in HTML & CSS, Javascript, JQuery on July 21st, 2010 by phoenixdigital

Great little time line viewer and other cool visualisations.

http://www.simile-widgets.org/

JQuery sortable list passing new order to code behind

Posted in JQuery on May 26th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

This useful addition to jquery will allow you to take a selection of objects and return a list of attributes on them.

I use it for returning a list of IDs from a sortable list of objects. The result is usually stored in a hidden input field and submitted when the user selects a ‘Save Order Button’ the reordering in the database is then handled by the code behind.

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JQuery Performance Rules

Posted in JQuery on March 26th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

A great set of hints on speeding up your jQuery for very complex pages. IE is an absolute DOG when it comes to jQuery.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1UzfcV/www.artzstudio.com/2009/04/jquery-performance-rules

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Jquery Calendars

Posted in JQuery on February 22nd, 2010 by phoenixdigital

http://arshaw.com/fullcalendar/
or
http://jquery-week-calendar.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/jquery.weekcalendar/full_demo/weekcalendar_full_demo.html

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JQuery Awesomeness

Posted in JQuery on February 10th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

JQuery makes what used to be very tedious javascript features a few simple one liners. An added benefit is it is pretty much cross browser compatible. So you don’t need to code
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Testing on multiple IE versions

Posted in C# Programming, JQuery, PHP Programming, VB .Net Programming on February 3rd, 2010 by phoenixdigital

Handy little program to test on the various versions of IE

IE Tester

Sure to cause no end of frustration getting layouts to look the same in all versions.

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JQuery Nested Sortable

Posted in JQuery on February 3rd, 2010 by phoenixdigital

Great little jquery addon to handle parent child relationships and sortable lists.

http://bitsinashortbit.wordpress.com/2007/07/22/nested-sortable-jquery-plugin/

This was written for jquery 1.1.x so if you have any issues with jquery 1.2.x or higher in IE which only allows dragging of objects once. Either downgrade jquery or download idrag_source.js from this post
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