Simple Gallery Rotation with Mootools

I've was playing around with mootools and threw together a quick little function to do a fade in, fade out rotation of "layers" which would be just an image rotation or whatever you want to rotate. Here's the function: function startGalleryRotation(selector,delay){ var i = 0; var layers = $$(selector); delay …



Impromptu 1.3 Finally Here!

The plugin everyone has been waiting for: Impromtu 1.3!!! Sorry for dragging around for so long on this but its here a long with some awesome additions and bug fixes!! Whats different you ask? An option to focus a button by default An option for zIndex if you need …



Are Frameworks Worth My While?

As of late I've been swamped with web work on the side(not to mention my 8-5 job). I've tried a couple times to get to know some common frameworks, specifically Django and Ruby on Rails. I love their concept and its hard to rank one better than the other …



jQuery Impromptu Direction

Hello Impromtpu users. I'm sorry to say as of late I haven't had time to produce regular updates and upgrades to Impromptu. My work outside of "javascript land" has kept me from doing so for the past few months. However that being said over the next few months I hope …



RETS Retrieval with PHP and VieleRETS: Part 6

Creating the Cron Job We've now created all the parts to our MLS system, but we often need one more finishing touch, a scheduled job to keep our listings up to date. To do so we first need to uncomment a couple lines in each batch file we created. Uncomment …



Please Pardon the Mess

Please pardon the mess of the site here lately. Over the next week or so I will be doing a little makeover to the site. I will do my best not to break anything in the process! Any suggestions or logo designs are happily accepted although please don't be offended …



RETS Retrieval with PHP and VieleRETS: Part 5

Through the previous 4 parts of this tutorial we've created everything we need to download our MLS feed with RETS. Now we need to make one small change to our batch file, and execute it. We need to use an Advanced Query to retrieve only Active listings from our RETS …



RETS Retrieval with PHP and VieleRETS: Part 4

Now we're ready to create an Extract to link our Source to our Target. From the main menu go ahead and click Create from the Extract menu. Creating an Extract Step one asks for the name, Source and Target. It would be a good idea to name it the same …



RETS Retrieval with PHP and VieleRETS: Part 3

Now we're back out at the main menu where we can create, edit rename our Sources, Targets and Extracts. The next thing we need to do is create a Target(a local storage location). For this example we will set up a database(mysql to be specific, but any database …



RETS Retrieval with PHP and VieleRETS: Part 2

Before starting I would like to be clear that we will be retrieving only entries with an Active status. The entire feed would be huge and frankly its just not needed. First off be sure you have downloaded and installed vieleRETS. The entire installation page boils down to just download …