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 …



Car Bounce - Keep Up with Your Car's Value

I would like to take a moment to introduce my newest creation, CarBounce.com. Car Bounce is a simple website, which aims to help keep you informed of your position financially with your vehicles. Far too often people go months, even years, without checking on their financial position with their …



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 …



Impromptu 3.2 Gets Quick Update

If you recently downloaded Impromptu 3.2, you may want to grab it again. A small bug was fixed. I didn't find it worth while to create a new version, it was a line of code. On top of that the bug was merely a visual detail, and not critical …



AedCFC has Moved

An old project of mine has moved its documentation to a new home on this website. AedCFC was my first significant open source project, which was a add/edit/delete module for ColdFusion. I would call it CRUD, but its a bit more elegant than that. This tool is meant …



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 …



Impromptu 3.2 - Mobile jQuery Prompts

jQuery Impromptu has seen a little attention lately, mostly dealing with some mobile improvements. While it did work before on most decent devices, iPad and company politely decided not to enable the position:fixed css property. Of course the reasoning behind this is logical. If a large element is "position …



Ubuntu 11.10 Almost Here

The next version of Ubuntu is nearly here. I must admit I've not yet made the move to Unity, as I'm still on Gnome 2, but I'm debating on making the switch this go around. I've got a few projects I need to update as well (Clientside and Email Dissector …



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 …