Printing HTML pages, make screen and print appear the same.

When using external stylesheets on a webpage you can specify which “media” it should apply to. For instance see these lines: <link rel="stylesheet" href="Blueprint/screen.css" type="text/css" media="screen, projection" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="Blueprint/print.css" type="text/css" media="print" /> As you might allready have guessed the screen.css will be choosen for screen (read: browser) and projection mode. When printing the Continue reading

Introducing “Xara Designer Pro 7”, all you need to work with graphics!

Xara is the name of a British company which has been living in the shadow of Adobe for many years with its all-in-one graphics application. This version has been around since ARM was a custom chip running a desktop computer called Acorn Risc PC. Perhaps this is a good thing to relate to, as ARM Continue reading

Bind the checkbox checked status from one checkbox to other checkboxes using jQuery plugin “reflectStatusOn”

I have coded a simpel jQuery addIn/plug-in which will bind the checked status from checkboxes to others. Lets say that you have a rule saying that: If people choose football clubs in London area they should automatically get Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, QPR, Tottenham Hotspur and so on… Then the code might look like this: jQuery(‘#london’).reflectStatusOn(‘#Arsenal, Continue reading

“plugInReflector” a new jQuery plug-in targeted at using and implementing jQuery plug-ins

Many times I have tried to implement cool jQuery plug-ins and many times I have read the descriptions about all the options and settings for each and every plug-in. Sometimes many examples and good documentation exists, but in every case for a long time now I have had this idea to build a tool which Continue reading

Improvements in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, from a frontend webdevelopers point of view, part 1: javascript

Sometimes I have wondered just what the h**l they were thinking over at Microsoft: their flagship development tool just didn’t perform and deliver what you would expect from a tool of that caliber. That was before the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (VS 2010)! I will try to write about features in VS 2010 which makes Continue reading

Using jQuery UI, is it easy?

The javascript API jQuery is a very powerfull libray which have revolutionised the use of clientside javascript in browsers. Along the side of jQuery exists jQuery UI a library of strongly customizable widgets. It offers a wide range of “easy-to-implement” widgets for your website. I will try in this post to implement a datepicker and Continue reading

Javascript intellisense in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (VS2008)

When I first saw that Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (VS2008) started to allow for intellisence on javascript I was happy! Not many seconds after that my suspicious old mind saw some problems, one of them was the fact that the vast amount of documentation would follow the javascript files making them too big and slow Continue reading