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mansofk: the super mega ultra lightweight js framework

I needed a javascript framework that was able to change the CSS of the elements, that was able to do AJAX requests, able to load external JS and CSS dynamically, able to add or change HTML on the fly, able to handle events, able to do animations and able to avoid collisions with other frameworks […]

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[SOLVED] Uploadify and session problems

Uploadify is a wonderful plugin for jQuery that allows you to upload several files at once,  it does the uploads transparently  using flash (take a look at the demo on this link). In fact, the great advantage I see is not to be able to upload several files at once, this can be done by […]

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Click effect for jQuery

Today I’ve been playing for a while with javascript. The truth is that I haven’t found what I was looking for, but let’s assume that this is because I’m a programmer and not a designer. Anyway, what I was trying to do is to create some kind of click effect. Ok, let me try again. […]

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jQuery 1.4.1 is out

Some weeks after the release of jQuery 1.4, now the first bug fix release for this fantastic javascript framework is out. The new version fixes several bugs, and includes some improvements. Download jQuery 1.4.1 and have a look at the release notes.

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jQuery 1.3.2 is out!

The version 1.3.2 of jQuery is finally out. It solves several bugs and improves the performance in some parts of the code. The list of most important changes are: Elements are now returned in document order. .live() can now prevent bubbling. :visible/:hidden are now significantly faster. As are all the width/height methods. Selectors are much […]

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A couple of ways for detecting Firebug

I think probably all web developers (even some designes) already know Firebug, otherwise it is a must-have tool you can’t miss. Anyway, this post is about detecting if the user has Firebug active, and which version is using. Básically the first technique is just looking if there exists a DIV whose identifier is _firebugConsole, and […]

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jQuery 1.3 is here!

Yesterday the new jQuery 1.3, which is 3 years old, was released. This new version seems to have great improvements over jQuery 1.2.6 which was the last release. Following there is a list with the most important features on this version, as you can see on the jQuery blog, son: Sizzle: A sizzlin’ hot CSS […]

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Manso jQuery Trick: is the element really visible

Sometimes is essential to know if an element is visible or hidden. Doing this with jQuery is quite easy, you have to ask if the filter “visible” is present or not (you can also use ‘hidden‘). However you should take care and notice a couple of things, because maybe jQuery is not telling us the […]

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Time Pickers in javascript

Truth be told,  from a usability point of view, a date picker has much more sense than a time picker. Anyway I like to to explore the different implementations out there 😉 The objective for a time picker is to let the user set the time in hours and minutes, in 24-hour format, or even […]

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Rounding corners: the javascript way

After taking a look on how round corners on some browsers, I think it’s worth exploring other methods, like doing this with javascript. Rounding corners is not difficult, in general, the problem is that you should use some “hacks”,  it is not the same rounding corners using a style on a unique DIV, than using […]

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