jqPagination, a jQuery Pagination Plugin (Obviously)

jqPagination is a jQuery plugin that provides a newer method of pagination for your web site or application. Instead of displaying a list of page numbers like traditional pagination methods jqPagination uses an interactive ‘Page 1 of 5’ input that, when selected, allows the user to enter their desired page number. The plugin will ensure … 

 

The State of Software, Price and Choice

So yesterday saw the release of Apple’s latest iteration of their OS X family, Lion. Aside from the fact that this release is download only from the Mac App store, one of the major selling points is it’s low price, just £20.99 in the UK. Also, following on from all of Apple’s recent operating systems … 

 

WordPress: Loading jQuery correctly

Reducing the weight of a website’s resources has become an obsession for some of us, the practise of decreasing the time it takes for a website to load not only keeps our users happy but is known to be a factor in a site’s Google ranking and improve conversion rates. Only a short while ago I noticed a … 

 

SMover, a jQuery Social Media Plugin

SMover (Social Media hover, pronounced smother) is a jQuery plugin that hides social media icons away, whilst allowing super smooth and easy access to them when required. It’s also really small, just 4kb compressed! SMover hides away social media (in fact, any) icons and only displays them when the user hovers on a call to … 

 

The .net Awards 2010

We’re all guilty of a bit of Twitter whoring now and again… sometimes it’s a competition for a new Nikon DSLR, sometimes for an invitiation to the latest web app, sometimes for a couple invites to the freaking .net awards! Oh yes baby, who dares wins… I’m not used to winning stuff, I think I … 

 

How I Learn New Stuff

So here I am, a brand spanking new blog and a head full of web developer stories, I’m not a massive fan of the “top 100 Christmas jQuery plugins” type posts, so I’m going to keep it personal and subjective on the topic of learning. It’s fair to say we work in one of the …