I recently got into a project that was a bit over my head. I had to build out a map that will work on desktop, mobile and tablets the same, but I quickly ran into issues tracking touch events in mobile Safari. All of the testing I was doing in iOS5 (beta) was working the […]
Posts Tagged ‘jQuery’
There are SO MANY different types of lightbox scripts in the wild, and while most of them are absolutely fantastic (shadowbox being one of my favorites) most of them are very limited in the control that they give you over the style, function and code. To make things worse, most of these lightbox scripts are also 5k or bigger, which is 5k more than you need sometimes. If you’re like me, and you do a lot of customization or want to tweak your code to be as fast as possible, then you’ll want this simple little jquery lightbox plugin. Style your lightbox exactly how you’d like and then simple invoke the modal() function and you’ll be able to trigger the lightbox.
A while back, I developed an application to automate our workflow and gather information from potential clients before meeting with them. This was a pretty basic RFP form, but I had many people tell me how interested they were in it, and that they wanted to use it for themselves. Within a few weeks of launching that RFP we had finished our new brand and it was already outdated. Rather than updating and re-skinning I decided to start from scratch and share the old one with whoever wants it. You can customize this application as necessary, but please give credit to Chosen with a link back to this site or the main Chosen site.. even if the link is hidden, we still like it there for SEO.
Combining a poor economy with an ever changing web makes it challenging to stay on the cutting edge. With multiple web languages, platforms, and techniques it’s important to dedicate your time to being versatile and flexible while not wasting time learning skills that you won’t use. In the past 2 years I have learned and mastered many tools and techniques, and I’m here to share what has been valuable and where you can trim the fat from your day.