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Gauge Bootstrap Theme

  I’ve been super busy over the last few weeks, and one of the things i’ve been working on is a theme for Twitter bootstrap. It includes the following features and is available for just $15! If you’ve not used Bootstrap you’re missing out, it takes all the heavy lifting out of frontend development. Gauge Admin [...]


jQuery UI Slider

I’ve been hugely inspired recently by the design work of Orman Clark from and his generous selection of top quality PSD downloads. after seeing this beautiful design of a button and slider set I was eager to code up a working version using jQuery UI. You can grab the PSD for the design here along with tons of awesome [...]


Dynamically updating times using jQuery

With the rise of Facebook and Twitter we’re so used to instantly updating data and being able to judge fresh content almost instantly. Facebook for instance automatically updates how long ago someone left a comment on the fly without even refreshing the page. There’s an easy frontend solution to generating this. and here are the [...]


jQuery list filtering

Here’s a clever little script that’s certainly useful if you want to give users the functionality to refine search results or filter product results. If you had a list of films with long titles this would be a quick and easy way to filter through the results. The Code The code below works by searching the text in the list items [...]


Automatically pull in user Gravatar images

I was browsing and saw a pretty interesting code snippet from Chris Coyier from CSS-Tricks which is pretty useful for WordPress users and allows the gravatar of a commenter to be dynamically pulled into the comment box as soon as the user has clicked out of the email input field. The Code This code snippet is pretty easy to grasp. [...]


jQuery Face Detection

Jay Salvat just posted a brilliant plugin that automatically detects faces in a picture. You can download the code from Git Hub or check out the demo here The plugin is fairly easy to integrate into a social application, all you need to do is add the following code to a page so when you click the ‘detect faces’ button the plugin [...]


jQuery scalable fullscreen background image

I remember when fullscreen flash sites we’re all the rage in the mid 90’s with flamboyant splash pages enticing you in. A large number of these sites had an eye catching image that would full your browser regardless of the window size. Here’s how to set an image as the background for a webpage and make it proportionally scale [...]


Build a jQuery Plugin

Delving into the inner workings of jQuery and plucking up the courage to build a jQuery plugin can be a daunting task. In this tutorial I’m going to run through the basics of creating a tooltip plugin. We’re going to concentrate more on the plugin construction rather than the tooltip functionality outcome although i’ll show [...]


Latest tweets tooltip plugin with jQuery

Whilst browsing my feeds I found an interesting post by Cody over at Codrops on how to add a twitter tooltip popup on any paragraph of text. You can find the main plugin here: jQuery Twitter Search Plugin or view the demo The Code Oh well there’s not much to brag about here but here’s how to initialise the plugin. The popup box [...]


jQuery form titles

I thought I’d share a little technique that I occasionally use when coding forms with a limited amount of space. It’s a simple effect that allows you to contain the form input or textarea title within the form allowing the user to click inside the form input to remove it. You often see this used on search fields The JavaScript [...]