Tag Archives: html

Icon Set Released

Today we are releasing a new icon set under a creative commons license. It was created for the Ozone Solutions website (where you can see it in use). Feel free to download a copy from here to use if you … Continue reading

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o3ProtectedInput.js — JQuery Plugin to Protect Inputs

Today we are releasing a JQuery plugin we have written under an open source license (MIT). It is a small plugin that makes an input harder to edit. Although this may seem counter productive, it is acctually quite useful for … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 8 and event.preventDefault() Problem

I was trying to use event.preventDefault in a function called by an onclick method of an anchor tag. Although this worked fine in Firefox and chrome, naturally, I.E. would find it necessary to treat this differently. IE 8 sadly does … Continue reading

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Using and Installing Greasemonkey Scripts

As a programmer, I often have need to tweak or examine little bits of a page’s HTML. Although firebug is a great tool and incredibly flexible, sometime it just doesn’t quite fit the bill. When such cases arise, greasemonkey is … Continue reading

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PHP Output Buffering (with HTML)

Over the past year I have made heavy use of PHP output buffering. Although it serves no function purpose, it can make for much more readable code; I have found it particlarly useful for outputting HTML from methods. Consider the … Continue reading

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JQuery and Ajax Forms Plugin

Writing JavaScript to handle ajax form submission can be a pain. Not only is it a lot of coding, but it often means you have to write forms using different html than you would use for a normal form. This … Continue reading

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AjaxForm and Validation Plugins for Jquery

Two of my favorite jQuery plugins are the AjaxForm and the Validation plugins. The AjaxForm plugin allows you to very easily convert a normal html form into an ajax form while the validation plugin offers easy javascript side validation of … Continue reading

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HTML 5 and Required Inputs

Another promising (and partially implemented) feature of HTML 5 is required fields. Firefox 6 already lets you take advantage of this attribute. The required attribute forces users to fill out a field before allowing them to submit a form. If … Continue reading

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HTML and Limiting Character in a Textarea

By adding the attribute maxlength=”23″ you can limit the field to 23 characters. The browser won’t allow the user to enter anything longer than the number you specify. For those of you with recent versions of Firefox or Chrome, you … Continue reading

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Loading XML along with HTML for Your Javascripts to Use

If you have JavaScripts that rely on certain xml data in order to operate, you might be tempted to use the document body’s (or JQuery’s) onload event handler to perform an ajax request to get the xml immediately after the … Continue reading

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