Articles and projects relating to 'jQuery'

jQuery 2.0 drops support for IE 6 to 8

Javascript Script Tag

jQuery 2.0 is dropping support for IE6 to 8. This is good news for developers and websites

Fixing broken widgets in WordPress admin


Recently I was asked to fix some broken features in a WordPress admin system. Now WordPress have an active release cycle and so it’s admin system is usually quite stable, so my first guess was a recent plugin update may of broken something.

Speeding up your site a few quick wins

Web Page Speed Matters

When improving the scaling performance of a site, people often jump to the server side to do all the tweaks. True the server side is the main point for logical requests, crunching algorithms, and data storage/retrieval. So big wins will be made on the server end. The other area of improvement is the client side. This is often over looked when monitoring the speed of a site. Think of how many HTTP requests your pages are calling. Can these be reduced in some way?

Chaining setter methods in PHP

PHP is a web based programming language

PHP5 allows for method chaining as part of the OOP improvements over PHP4. This similar to how jQuery and other languages link methods together by passing the returned value to the chained method. This is brief example of how chaining works with accessor methods

Programming Podcasts

Programming podcasts are a great way to keep update with web technologies and opinions of the programming community. Here is a list of programming podcasts that I listen too regularly