Posts Tagged ‘jquery tricks’

Using the jQuery Animate Function

August 31st, 2012 Leave a comment
Using the jQuery Animate Function

When making interactive or interesting Web pages, it is helpful to have a way to create animations that do not require special plug-ins or add-ons. The JQuery animate() function is a powerful tool that you can use on HTML elements that is supported by most major browsers without having to have extra pieces to install. Using the animate() function is easy to learn even if you are new to JQuery. To begin, let’s look at the syntax for the animate() function. There are two different ways it can be called: .animate(properties, [duration], [easing], [callback] ) Here is a breakdown of… View full post »

5 Helpful jQuery Tricks

February 21st, 2012 Leave a comment 1 comment
5 Helpful jQuery Tricks

It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out with jQuery or have been working with it for a while; you probably have some magic in your bag that you reuse in your projects. If you are a total jQuery novice, you might want to check out our jQuery Quick Tutorial first. This article continues our jQuery Optimization series with five fresh jQuery tips to help you have a few more tricks up your sleeve. If you need more than just tips, check out our jQuery training courses! 1. Resize Fonts on the Fly There are many benefits to letting your… View full post »

Optimizing jQuery – 10 Ways to Write Better Code

December 29th, 2011 Leave a comment
Optimizing jQuery - 10 Ways to Write Better Code

Most of us that began writing jQuery started because we heard how awesome it was and we were frustrated at JavaScript. jQuery is awesome, but like any programming language, there can be problems and pitfalls we want to try to avoid. This article talks about ten common better uses of jQuery that will help you get your job done right. They won’t make you a jQuery expert, but they will show you some best practices and better ways of using the library. 1. Make Sure Your Version is Up-to-date Why: jQuery is constantly changing and updating. Improvements to the… View full post »