Archive for the ‘Javascript’ Category

Help kill Internet Explorer 6

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

IE6 is like an illness that just won’t go away, but we have the medicine.
IE6 Update looks like IE’s Information Bar, but instead of offering your visitors an ActiveX plugin, it offers a browser update.

For more info :

Generates lightbox on the fly using jQuery

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

This method requires you to have  2 copies of each image, the original size & thumbnail one. thumbnails MUST BE named as filename_thumb.jpg & stored in /thumbs.  you must have the latest versions of jQuery & jQuery Light Box Plugin. (more…)

Best PNG fix for IE6

Friday, March 20th, 2009

We’ve tried a lot of IE6 PNG fixes  – but we just couldn’t find anything that worked, besides one! Now we can share with you an Internet Explorer 6 PNG fix, that actually works – and it’s quite easy to use.

The fix does work with both images, non-repeating backgrounds and repeating-background, however there are some issues with the script: you’ll get them near the bottom.

The author of this PNG fix is dillerdesign and he has done it quite well, but let’s just get started.

The codes

For the script to work, you’ll have to refer to a javascript file in your document (head). We’ll wrap it in a condition, so that it only runs if the browser is IE6, since the PNG bug is in IE6

Download the javascriptfile from here
You can check how it works here:

40 Useful JavaScript Libraries

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Popular JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, MooTools, Prototype, Dojo and YUI can be great for accomplishing common JavaScript tasks. These libraries provide many functions, whether the matter is related to events or effects or AJAX. And if one of these libraries can’t do the job, a plug-in probably exists that can.

Such flexibility is great but sometimes comes with a penalty (the size of JavaScript files being one of them). Although adopting a well-known JavaScript library is usually a wise decision, you may want to perform a task that can be accomplished by a more lightweight library dedicated exclusively to that task or that is not supported by the more popular JavaScript libraries.

Below, we present 40 stand-alone JavaScript libraries that serve specific purposes. These are not all the ones out there, but every Web designer or developer will find something helpful here. (more…)