JavaScript

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If you know Grunt.js, this post is for you. Grunt is a super awesome node.js-based task runner. It makes development easier, your productivity faster, and your attractiveness… attractiver. I don’t want to go through all 3,000+ reasons that Grunt is fantastic, so I’ll just give you one: You’re writing some JavaScript files. You’d like them to

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In a previous post, I talked about some general better practices for writing jQuery plugins that will play nicely in content management systems. Today, I’d like to introduce one such plugin: flexModal.

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jQuery isn’t going anywhere. It’s the most widely used JavaScript-library, it has a huge community, and offers a plethora of plugins. With its wide-spread acceptance, it’s not surprising when CMS developers (Tridionauts and the like) get prototypes using different jQuery plugins like modal windows or carousels. What is surprising, however, is how often these jQuery

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Feeling nerdier than usual last night, I was asking myself, and a math teacher (that’s Mrs. Jaye, to you), all sorts of questions about numbers, including prime numbers. Later on, I got to thinking: how would I determine what the prime numbers are in a given range? And then I thought about writing that program.

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As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’ve been working with Media Manager pretty heavily these last few months. One thing that I’ve noticed is that there’s no real jQuery plugins out there to assist with embedding Media Manager videos. Well, that’s no longer the case!

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A good long while ago, I discovered that contenteditable was a pretty nifty attribute to play with, especially when you get CSS involved. Then I stumbled upon the scoped attribute which you can apply to a <style>block, which isolates styles to a specific container. And then I wrote a jQuery plugin. Well, now it’s gotten

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I’m written in the past on how cool contenteditable is, and what the potential usages are. Especially once you mix it with the scoped attribute, you can turn contenteditable into a pretty powerful component of an editing application of some sort. In fact, I have a few applications that I’ve been working on which called

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I’ve said before and I’ll say again that contenteditable is one of the coolest attributes you can apply to an element. This lil’ gem originates from Microsoft, of all places, and has been there since IE5.5.  Well, the other browsers caught on a while back, and others, including myself, have demonstrated some cool techniques with