Mootools vs. jQuery: Speed, Smoothness, Friendliest

Being the curious mind, have you ever been bouncing around to different javascript frameworks searching for your happy medium? Well I have for the past few years, and I'm still no where near settling with just one. As of late I've been in a jQuery groove, but who knows what …



Is Prism, JavaFX, and Air Such a Big Deal?

I guess all the big wheels these days are into the new RIA desktop deal with Adobe Air, JavaFX, and Mozilla's Prism. I definitely see the perspective they're trying to achieve, but it seems to me none of them are there yet. The concept is to bring the web to …



Ubuntu 7.10 64 bit A Bad Idea?

Well, just as everyone else has done, I have upgraded to Ubuntu 6.10 64 bit, Gutsy Gibbon. Boy oh Boy was it a great move! The graphics are wonderful, pidgin is groovy, and adding and removing Firefox plugins are a piece of cake. I couldn't ask for an easier …



Impromptu Demonstrations

Many of the questions for Impromptu are concerning how exactly to use Impromptu as a confirm to remove an element from a list(database or just the dom). Its actually pretty easy, and so I whipped up an example of removing users from a database. Each user has a userid …



Using Javascript to Retrieve the File Name

So I stumbled into a problem where I didn't want to actually use server side code to actually write javascript. I have an accordian menu, and according to which subpage I am on I want to show that part of the accordian menu automatically on page load. My task became …



301 Redirect with Apache and mod_rewrite

Just this past week I stumbled upon a new problem. I have a website which will be soon changing domain names. The hosting will stay the same, only switching domain names. One of the first problems I want to watch out for is page rank on various search engines and …



Calling All Creative Impromptu Users

Does anyone out there think they have a cool Impromptu design? I'll be the first to admit the design in the doc's isn't exactly eye-catching. That being said I would like to make an Impromptu Design Repository. Within there we could share images of other's Impromptus or even CSS. If …



8 Steps to Great CSS

CSS is a very simple language, however it can also be the most difficult when considering all browsers. There are five easy steps you can take along the way to help avoid any hacks or problems. 1. Doctype: Always include a doctype in your html



What Framework Are You Using?

Through the past I've never been a big fan of frameworks, but lately I feel I've been waisting time programming certain tasks which most frameworks claim to cure. I've looked and played around for a while looking for something to fulfill my need. Being I'm not very bias towards one …



jQuery Impromptu 1.0 Now Available

Well now its officially available. Check it out for yourself. No real big new features just some of the ones we talked about before. Now you can optionally declare global settings so you dont have to declare them every time: $.SetImpromptuDefaults({ opacity:0.9, prefix:'myclass' }); Don't worry, there is …