Tutorials Page 97

  • CSS Demos jQuery Markup

    Fading Links Using jQuery: dwFadingLinks

    UPDATE: The jQuery website was down today which caused some issues with my example. I've made everything local and now the example works.

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  • Demos Markup MooTools

    MooTools HTML Police: dwMarkupMarine

    We've all inherited rubbish websites from webmasters that couldn't master valid HTML. You know the horrid markup: paragraph tags with align attributes and body tags with background attributes. It's almost a sin what they do. That's where dwMarkupMarine comes in. dwMarkupMarine is a small MooTools plugin you can bring into those awful pages to help highlight the mistakes you need to correct.

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  • Theory / Ideas

    Tips For Better Page URLs

    Page URLs are probably more important than most people realize. No one wants to deal with marathon URLs and meaningless querystrings. Here area few tips for keeping your URLs respectable.

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  • Demos Markup MooTools

    MooTools Link Fading

    We all know that we can set a different link color (among other properties) on the hover event, but why not show a little bit more dynamism by making the original color fade to the next? Using MooTools 1.2, you can achieve that effect.

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  • MySQL

    Format Date Fields Using MySQL DATE_FORMAT()

    I use MySQL DATE and DATETIME fields almost as much as VARCHAR fields. I use them mostly to track record creation, record updates, and record expiration dates. The default date format in MYSQL is...

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  • Bookmarking / Social

    6 Reasons I’m Glad I Joined Twitter

    For the longest time I refused to do the Twitter thing. Looking back it seems stupid but I just would not join the craze. Two months and 350 updates later, I'm a proud card-carrying Twitter fanboy. Here are 6 reasons I'm glad I joined Twitter.

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  • jQuery MooTools

    Implement jQuery-like “Click” Syntax In MooTools 1.2

    I've updated this post's content per reader comments. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!

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  • CSS

    My Worst CSS Mistakes

    I've always taken a lot of pride in the fact that I've taught myself most of what I know. It started when I was 13 and taught myself HTML, then CSS, then JavaScript, then PHP, and the process continues today with MooTools, jQuery, and whatever else comes my way. I'd be lying if I said I didn't learn some things the hard way though. Have a chuckle at some of my past CSS mistakes.

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  • PHP

    Create Image Thumbnails Using PHP

    I create a lot of photo galleries for my customers. A website is meant to be a marketing tool and what better way to market your product than showing numerous pictures of the product? One issue that comes up often is that the customer doesn't have a means for creating their own thumbnails. That problem is compounded by the fact that they don't want to pay me to create them. The compromise is the PHP thumbnail generation function I created.

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  • PHP

    IMDB Grabber Class by Fabian Beiner

    One of my readers, Fabian Beiner, took my PHP-based IMDB Grabber script a step further and made it into a useful class. The class also has the ability to grab more information my script did. Check it out!

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