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HTML5

HTML5 validation

I decided to use the HTML5 <input><datalist> on a View in my CakePHP project, and was super surprised to see that there is no way of restricting the text in the <input> to the values in the <datalist>. I have a basic edit form in the database application I am working on. I wanted a […]

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jQuery

JSFiddle

JSFiddle is an incredibly useful on-line tool to test (or fiddle with) your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code. You can test, save, share, embed, and even collaborate. Seeking help — or even better — offering a solution on StackOverflow? Use JSFidlle and post your work! Below is my first attempt!

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jQuery

Type-ahead look-up jQuery AJAX demo

This was one of my first jQuery experiments. jQuery AJAX requests to a PHP / MySQL back-end populate the drop-down of the input control as you type. There is some jQuery UI in there as well for the dialog boxes. See the demo here…

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jQuery

Text file upload and search highlight utility with PHP and jQuery

This was my second pass at an assignment given to me as part of a job interview. I decided to get a little flashier with this solution… The brief was to have an upload utility that allowed a search term to be specified and a text file to be uploaded, with the contents of the […]

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PHP

Creating online QR codes with goQR.me API

QR Codes are fashionable little things with many, many uses. I had previously worked on an implementation of QR Codes in a project using the Google Charts API which is now deprecated. Fortunately, there are any number of API’s available: this is a simple implementation of a QR Code generator using the free goQR.me API. […]

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jQuery

Chosen JavaScript plugin for Prototype and jQuery

Chosen is a JavaScript plugin for Prototype and jQuery that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly. For more information (including usage, explanation and FAQ’s), check out the online documentation. link to Chosen demo page

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jQuery

Datatables jQuery plug-in

I used the Datatables jQuery plug-in extensively in a work project. It is pretty easy to implement and offers some pretty useful functionality: search, pagination and ordering by column Here is a link to my Datatables demo page https://www.datatables.net/