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New Impromptu and Demo

A new version of Impromptu is now available, however it is only a bug fix so there is no new functionality, sorry folks. However I have whipped up a better demo to showcase the States functionality of Impromptu. For starters you can take a look at this quick clip on …



More jQuery Impromptu Goodness

jQuery Impromptu version 2 has barely gotten its feet wet and it's already leaps and bounds beyond version 1. We now have a fancy new theme which looks a lot more up to date. Also there has been an addition to the parameters available to submit and callback functions. The …



jQuery Impromptu 2.0 - States

The day has come. jQuery Impromptu is changing the face of ajax forms as we speak. Plain Jane prompts and dialogs are a thing of the past. jQuery Impromptu 2.0 now introduces "States" to have multiple forms with in a prompt. For instance an installer, you click Forward, Accept …



jQuery Impromptu 1.7, A Few Changes

A new version of jQuery Impromptu is out. One is a change which I noticed a bug with webkit, textareas, and the show() effect. Form inputs are improperly positioned when the show() effect is used as the entrance effect. The default show effect is now fadeIn, as I believe it …



Impromptu: An Ajax Form Framework

Many people are perhaps still a little unclear of what jQuery Impromptu really is. Its not just a lightbox or dialog. Its actually a small framework to process forms utilizing ajax; and along the way it happened to solve the ugly default confirm and alert problem. It works by first …



New jQuery Impromptu Theme

I'm please to say that there is a new Impromptu theme available on the Impromptu Documentation site. The theme is demonstrated in Example 15. I have also upgraded the examples and demos to use the latest jQuery. No changes to Impromptu were necessary in the jQuery 1.2.6 upgrade …



Impromptu News

Lately I've had a few users indicate they've had errors in Impromptu only with IE. I finally was able to replicate this error. The error indicates that its on line 89: jqi.css({ position: “absolute”, top: “100px”, left: “50%”, marginLeft: ((((jqi.css(”paddingLeft”).split(”px”)[0]*1) + jqi.width())/2 …



jQuery Impromptu Ideas

Well i'm thinking once again on Impromptu. My new thoughts are having multiple "states". This would be completely optional and would not change the way you can use Impromptu in its simplest form. The idea behind States is after submitting the prompt, without closing it may morph into another "State …



Javascript: Finding the Focused Element

Lately I've run into a brick wall. While working on the new version of Impromptu, I've had many requests to restrict the tab out of the prompt. Problem is how do you determine which element has focus without some ugly hacks like adding a class name to the element on …



New Impromptu Theme!

To all the Impromptu users tired of the same old themes and don't want to create one, we have a new theme option. Example 14 contains an example of using this theme. Just view the examples.css to snatch the code! This one has the look and feel of a …