Impromptu 3.1 is Here

I finallized the changes from earlier in the week, and jQuery Impromptu 3.1 is now available! As I mentioned then there are three notable changes to Impromptu: Add callbacks to nextState, prevState, and goToState functions. Fix bug when cloning html for use like $(‘#selector’).prompt(); Ability to pass an …



Impromptu 3.1 Coming This Week

Impromptu 3.1 is in the works now, and I plan to release it this week. As of now I am just looking to add a few features, so there are no real changes that should break any older versions. As of now I have 3 new changes/additions, one …



Execute Excel-like Formulas on your Tables and Grids

If you do much reporting I'm sure you've encountered needing to sum up a row, or divide, or average some data in a grid, much like you would do in Excel. Its actually not that difficult to whip up a simple, dynamic solution with javascript. I'm using jQuery, but it …



Coloring Columns and Rows on Tables with CSS3 and RGBA

Tables still have their place in the web development world. The best use for them is to display data in a grid, like for reports. I'd like to show a quick example of how to color the columns and rows using CSS3 with rgba. I won't show the full source …



Update on Everything

The past week or so I haven't been as active on the blog, but that's not bad. I've been working on some great stuff I will be talking about in the upcoming weeks. A few of the topics I plan to be posting on include: FetchIdeas, Postgres tips, UberUploadCropper, some …



Fetch Ideas - Another Web Dev's Resource

As if there aren't enough web galleries out there I'm adding one more, FetchIdeas.com. This is a site which I have created over the past couple months, with a different approach than other galleries. My aim is to create better organization, publish only useful resources, and most of all …



Handling TimeZones in CakePHP

The web is a global resource for anything, anywhere, any timezone. But often times we are careless in consideration for people in other areas of the world. The different timezones offset people's schedules from one area to the next. When handling user profiles (or anything for that matter) where date …



How I've Nearly Doubled Website Traffic

Over the course of the past month I've been doing a bit of work on my blog, everything from performance, to seo. I've noticed a pretty good jump in my visitors too. Nearly twice as many! I thought I'd share a few of the enhancements I've made. This is of …



A Few Changes Under the Hood

I've made a few changes to the blog lately, under the hood and visually over the past month. If all works out I should have much to talk about in the coming weeks about my findings. I have noticed positive increases thus far, so that is good news. Keep tuned …



A Go at Design - Waccamaw Floor Covering

I had an opportunity recently to get back to a little design work with a local flooring company, Waccamaw Floor Covering. I had fun with it but I also tried to integrate a few new things I've not done in the past, everything from seo, flowplayer, to google maps (street …