jQuery Fancy Switch

I wrote a post a while back on coding an iPhone style switch using jQuery. I’ve now put together a simple tutorial demonstrating how simple it is to build a switch that triggers two radio buttons in a field set. …
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jQuery Fancy Switch

Using Google’s Weather API

I thought it would be a nice little project to write a tutorial on how to build a basic but powerful weather application for either mobile devices or the desktop. The application takes a set of Google weather API feeds …
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Using Google’s Weather API

jQuery Show / Hide Plugin

Due to popular demand here’s a re-written version of the tutorial I wrote over a year ago on how to show and hide content using jQuery. After I first published the post I’ve had a lot of requests as to …
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jQuery Show / Hide Plugin

Country drop down list with php function

I had a project recently that required the user to select their country from a drop down list and store the data in a database. It was such a long process setting up the PHP switch statement that I thought …
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Country drop down list with php function

Display breadcrumbs on your site using PHP

When you have a fully dynamic site it’s useful to show the user where they are by breaking down the URL structure so they can navigate backwards through the site. For example this url: http://papermashup.com/categories/jquery/ shows that ‘jquery’ is part …
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Display breadcrumbs on your site using PHP

Create a URL from a string of text with PHP and mod_rewrite

Quite often when developing big web apps you may need to use mod_rewrite to generate SEO friendly URLs from a string of text, Very similar to the way Word press generates URLs for blog posts. The Code Below is the …
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Create a URL from a string of text with PHP and mod_rewrite

Build a simple animated progress bar with tooltip

Here’s a very basic example of how to code up an animated progress bar with tooltip using the Tipsy tooltip plugin. First I started out in Photoshop and designed the basic progress bar, you can download the PSD file for …
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Build a simple animated progress bar with tooltip