Weekend Links – Best CSS Hacks, Apache Speed Optimization, AJAX File Upload, Image Theft
10 Best CSS Hacks
CSS hacks are, unfortunately, a necessary evil on the web. Here are some of the best.
Speed Up Apache - How I Went From F to A in YSlow
This article details ways you can speed up your website using PHP and .htaccess.
AJAX File Upload Tutorial
If you've wanted to know how to build a great AJAX uploading script, check out this article.
Eric Wendelin details how to highlight words from a Google search. Awesome job, Eric!
Techniques for Fighting Image Theft
Image theft can be a huge problem -- here are some possible solutions.
I work with an awesome cast of developers at Mozilla, and one of them in Daniel Buchner. Daniel's shared with me an awesome strategy for detecting when nodes have been injected into a parent node without using the deprecated DOM Events API.
You've probably heard the talk around the water cooler about how promises are the future. All of the cool kids are using them, but you don't see what makes them so special. Can't you just use a callback? What's the big deal? In this article, we'll...
One of the little known HTML5 APIs is the window.postMessage API.
window.postMessage allows for sending data messages between two windows/frames across domains. Essentially window.postMessage acts as cross-domain AJAX without the server shims. Let's take a look at how
window.postMessage works and how you...
A few weeks back, jQuery expert Janko Jovanovic dropped a sweet tutorial showing you how to create a Skype-like button using jQuery. I was impressed by Janko's article so I decided to port the effect to MooTools.
This is the exact code provided by...