Clinton Montague

Developer, learner of things, functional programming enthusiast, hacker, and all round inquisitor.

January 28, 2009

Quickly find the answer to one of the most important questions of all – is it the weekend yet?! It’s completely pointless, made by yours truely, and so easy to use that you just have to load the page to find the answer.

Creating your first jQuery plugin

January 26, 2009

It sounds like something that only javascript pros could do – make a plugin for jQuery. It took me a while before I even looked into it for the same reason. Around a year ago I tried it, and I want to show you just how easy it is.

AJAX is easy, but remember accessibility

January 18, 2009

AJAX is easy. It’s just javascript talking to your server to grab a little bit of content instead of the browser grabbing the whole thing. With this in mind, let’s get to work and build a simple AJAX application that will work with javascript turned off. We’ll do this by assuming that there is no javascript in your user’s browser, then use jQuery to change the DOM to add in the behaviours.