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    December 2011 Mailbag

    I get loads of questions each day so I decided to take a few moments to answer your questions about JavaScript, Dojo, MooTools, jQuery, and more. How did you get so good at everything you do? How did you practice without feeling like you wasted time? I'm the...

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    PHP Advent 2011:  Cross-Origin Ajax with CORS

    I've had the honor of writing for this year's PHP Advent, blessing you all about Cross-Origin Requests with CORS: There's no doubt that Ajax is one of the most exciting, useful, and necessary web technologies available to front-end developers. Unfortunately, it's also one of the most restrictive — especially...

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    DOM Events in JavaScript

    Mozilla Firefox 7 introduced CSS' useful text-overflow: ellipsis, an outstanding method of dynamically and elegantly concatenating strings within their parent elements. Firefox was late to the text-overflow party, so the Dojo Toolkit offered dojox.ellipsis, a resource that would shim ellipsis functionality with an iFrame. When...

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    #FreeDavidWalshDotName:  Mission Accomplished

    As you must certainly know by now, my domain name was stolen. After weeks of pressuring domain registrars to give me the domain back, DAVIDWALSH.NAME is finally in my name again. It was a wild few weeks so this post will attempt to...

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    DavidWalsh.Name Has Been Stolen

    If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you probably already know that this blog's domain name, DAVIDWALSH.NAME, has been stolen. The domain had been registered and managed at GoDaddy for approximately 5 years with no problems. A hacker logged in, changed the...

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    Page Visibility API

    One event that's always been lacking within the document is a signal for when the user is looking at a given tab, or another tab. When does the user switch off our site to look at something else? When do they come back?

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    Application Pinning with META Tags

    If there's one thing I want you to learn from the wide range of blog posts I've written, it's that it's the small things matter when you're creating your websites. Whether it's a one-page showcase, a business website, or an enterprise web application, there are...

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    Control Your Web Application’s Fluid.app Icon

    Fluid.app is an nice Mac application for creating desktop applications that wrap a web application. All you need to do is give Fluid.app a URL and a name, and the application generates a .app file within the Applications directory. One other piece of information...

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    Facebook Tooltip HTML and CSS

    Facebook recently implemented a new, lighter tooltip. I say the tooltip is lighter because it seems a lot quicker and more elegant than their previous effort. I took a few moments to grab the HTML structure and CSS rules to see how they did...

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    Create Spinning Rays with CSS3: Revisited

    Last December I wrote a blog post titled Create Spinning Rays with CSS3 Animations & JavaScript where I explained how easy it was to create a spinning rays animation with a bit of CSS and JavaScript. The post became quite popular so I...