Mar 02 / Coldfusion LinkedIn API
Tags / ColdFusion, / plug-in
View count: 8796

It's been a while now that we were searching for a working ColdFusion LinkedIn API that would let users not only to receive data, but to submit some too. Although there were optional libraries such as linkedin-j, not everyone knows or wants to dip into the pure java world. Thanks to Derek Bowes, we stumbled across the LinkedIn.cfc which was a great plugin. The only trouble was that the plugin was already out of date since LinkedIn had updated their API in the second half of 2012, and now required member permissions were no longer a part of the original source code.

So we took the initiative to our hands and amended the plugin to allow users set the permissions required as well as the ability to post status updates.

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Oct 04 / Skip jQuery document.one event for certain elements
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / jQuery
View count: 10661

document.one skip solution

So, the situation here is very straigth forward: you want to use $(document).one handler on something like pop-up settings box, which should be closed if user clicks anywhere outside of it. But what if the settings box in question has some elements inside it that need a separate handling and should keep the box open? Read inside on how to skip document.one event in such cases.

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Jul 27 / Trim function for older IE browsers
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / jQuery
View count: 11116

If you use jQuery, you've certainly came across the trim() function. It's the quickest and painless way to remove the white space from the beginning and end of a string. However as much as jQuery tries to cover cross-browser compatibility, there's just this little that always gets missed out on. For a quick workaround read inside.

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May 14 / Photoshop week in 7 mind blowing tutorials
Tags / photoshop
View count: 12152

image zoom plugin cover

To mark the release of Photoshop CS6 (as well as the rest of the Creative Suite) we have combined the list of 7 tutorials that were posted everyday for a week on our social network pages. These tutorials covered everything from the photo manipulation to the step-by-step logo design. Just in case you have missed it, look inside for the full day-by-day list.

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May 02 / Remove outline property from the links (inc. IE6 & IE7)
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / CSS, / jQuery
View count: 13405

There are times when you create a navigation layout that just cannot bear the outline property that is being added by browsers. Although it is not an issue in most of the latest ones, some of the older browsers such as IE 6 & 7 can give you a bit of a hard time accepting your unwillingness to use its standards. However, just as any other 'bug', this one's got a solution too.

Hit 'read more' to find out just how it can be solved in few simple steps.

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Apr 17 / Custom image zoom / lightbox plug-in
Tags / jQuery, / plug-in
View count: 13648

image zoom plugin cover

An image zoom/lightbox plug-in built using jquery. If you require a simple image preview this plug-in may be just what you're looking for. Plug-in uses no external CSS files or images yet giving you the whole variety of options for customisation.

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Jan 15 / jQuery Custom Content Scroller mobile extension [updated 18/03]
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / JavaScript, / jQuery
View count: 25103

Familiar with malihu jQuery Custom Content Scroller? Or maybe even using it extensively on all the projects you lay your hands on? Read inside to find out how you can add mobile browser functionality to this otherwise extremely brilliant script.

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Nov 04 / Custom website font with @font-face
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / CSS
View count: 13759

So you have designed and built the website polishing down every single curve and corner for it to look as fabulous as it was originally intended. Then upload it to the server and … surprise! It just doesn’t look like on your local machine. After performing a thorough investigation on your endless CSS files you realise, that in fact all that has changed is… FONT. Sounds familiar?

Continue reading...

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Sep 17 / Read and process hash tag URL
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / JavaScript
View count: 12942

Using hash tag links is a popular practice between AJAX calls based websites as hash tag URL extension can be easily changed without reloading the page. This post will show you how to read the part of URL after the hash tag and process it to the specified function. Read inside to see how it really works.

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Sep 14 / External hash tag link and Internet Explorer bug
Tags / Tips & Tricks, / JavaScript
View count: 14213

If you are jQuery fan and building a web site with some animations you will (most likely) end up using hash tag links. But if you ever try to open them using external souce link you may bump into a very unpleasant surprise. Using the 'notorious' Internet Explorer such links, once opened will automatically refresh the page at your very first click.

Look inside for a very simple workaround to this little, but quite annoying bug.

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