Articles pertaining to "code"
For a recent client, I wanted to write a script that would alert a user to not leave a field blank. Using jQuery, I wrote a script that animates a small alert box into a position relative to the input box in question. If the user "focuses" on the particular input box, then "blurs" (clicks off of it, or clicks elsewhere) without inputting anything, the alert box will insert itself into the DOM directly above the particular
<input> in question alert them that they left it empty. see the article
When I was developing this site, I decided early on that I wanted to use Lightbox 2 as my primary image viewing module. It's attractive and suits the clean look on my site. However, as I started adding more CMS features to my site through PHP, I realized I would need software that would automatically resize images as well.  see the article
A popular tags list can help your users find articles relating to certain topics without having to guess what a good search input might be. This is the code I created for my own site, which now contains one such list. see the article
One of the things that tripped me up a lot early on were predefined variables. These variables look like $_POST, $_GET, $_SERVER, $_FILES, ETC., er, I mean "etc." lowercase. They're like the establishment. see the article