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Add UI-Slider Accessibility to Timepicker

You knew it was coming! An example of integrating my jQuery UI Slider Touch Accessibility addon to the jQuery Timepicker Addon. Before getting started I must note that this currently will only work with the latest Timepicker (version 0.9.8+). I had to clean up the markup generated in …



Discussion - How Asynchronous Should We Get

I recently read an article about turning the "asynchronous-ness" up a notch. His reasoning was very good, response times keep users on the site longer. Lets go in to more detail. Ajax requests allow users to stay on the same page, while the site contacts the server in the background …



jQuery UI Sliders and Touch Accessibility

jQuery UI is now a main stream user interface toolkit. It works most everywhere, but touch devices currently struggle with some of it's widgets, including the Slider. The problem is touch and drag events can get mixed up between the web page and the browser. In other words when does …



Creating a DateTime Range with Timepicker

I've had a lot of users recently asking how to create a date/time range using the timepicker addon. Currently the jQuery UI documentation has an example using just datepicker, but it won't quite work the same when using the timepicker. Why? The example from the jQuery UI docs explicitly …



jQuery Timepicker Addon 0.9.7 Now Available

Its been a while in the making, with a few additions and many great bug fixes! Thank you to all contributors for helping with this. With the new version comes the addition of milliseconds and more versatile AM/PM markers. In each translation file there is now an array of …



Looping Through Dates with Javascript

Earlier in the week I posted an adjust and a diff function for the javascript Date object. Since I was on a roll with the dates I thought I would throw another one in there as it seems to just go hand in hand. This method is an "each" method …



Better Javascript Date Add and Diff

When you need a snippet of javascript it seems the first approach is to see whats available. If your javascript framework doesn't have a method you need, you go to google. Well sometimes the results on google come up with either crazy solutions or something that is just not quite …



Javascript RegExp Match - Named Captures

Anyone who does much javascript development and is familiar with regular expressions knows that javascript is missing one fun little part of regular expression matching, named captures. However without this functionality javascript still works fine, it just returns results from a match in a standard array. For convenience sake it …



Many Updates to Timepicker

If you've been keeping up with timepicker over on github, you have probably seen the slew of changes over the past couple weeks. This is mostly thanks to generous users who have sent over everything from translations, new features, and bug fixes. Among the new features is Milliseconds. This works …



Filter Select Dropdowns as You Type

I've been working on a discreet little jQuery plugin to filter options or intelligently select your options as you type. Currently selects seem to only do this by your first key stroke, after that who knows. The plugin will search the value and text of all enabled options in the …