JavaScript

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After I announced that McSandy was in beta mode, I created a Reddit post for McSandy, and asked for feedback. What I noticed is that a lot of folks don’t really get why I made McSandy — because there’s tons of other options out there. So I’m going to show you why, with a few lovely animated

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About two and a half years ago, I lived in Colorado, and had to fly out to Columbus Ohio pretty regularly. On one such flight, I wanted to test out some CSS and HTML. But I didn’t have any Wifi on the plane.  When you don’t have internet, and you want to do a quick

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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