Loving jQuery

In recent weeks I have come to love jQuery. jQuery is this lightweight, elegant and so-much-fun-to-code-with JavaScript library. You may already have it in your source code if you’re using either the latest version of WordPress or Drupal. jQuery is so easy to get to grips with, the documentation is simple to follow and complete […]

High Performance Ajax Applications

Julien Lecomte, author of the YUI Compressor gave a talk on High Performance Ajax Applications. He refers to some of the tricks we learnt from Steve Souders’ research on the 14 rules for faster-loading web sites but also gives us more insight specifically on fine tuning JavaScript to perform up a gear. I hope you […]

Unobtrusive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper (revisited)

July last year I wrote a small tutorial on how to build an Unobrustive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper. As of today it remains the most high traffic page on my site. I can see there is interest out there in a HTML and JavaScript based Numeric Stepper since the most searched for terms […]

Building an Unobtrusive, Accessible and Standards Compliant Numeric Stepper

First off, if you’re looking for a quick solution feel free to skip directly to the download link at the end of this article. For those who are interested in the intricate details please read on… What is a Numeric Stepper? Well, the answer is simple. It’s a form control and looks like this… It […]