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Custom Javascript Events and Browser Support

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Ok, so I am proud of myself lately for several reasons. I have made my first contributions to open source and they have been accepted! And also, I have found myself in need of and implementing my own custom events in Javascript. So what am I doing? Well, I want to use the new HTML5 […]

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jQuery UI positioning

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Ok, so I played around a little bit with positioning elements on a screen tonight and I thought I would pass along my thoughts. The official documentation lists the my: at: and of: properties. It’s actually a pretty powerful tool and the first time you look at it you might go “huh”. I think it’s […]

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JavaScript Async Events and How to Handle

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Ok, hopefully this post will help someone out there who was struggling with the same thing I was today. It’s a bit of a technical post but I hope it helps highlight the thinking and difference between a language like PHP and JavaScript. In my mind, I think PHP is a more straightforward program. Things […]

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Blur and Click Events JavaScript

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Just a small blurb about a problem I ran into today that I wanted to pass along. I have a kind of feature in an app that when you tab off the last element of a row, it gives you a brand new row to work on in the same table. (Think tabular data here). […]

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JQuery UI Datepickers and Dialogs Oh My

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Ok, a quick little post about some weird happenings with jquery UI datepickers and dialogs and some weird things. I am working on an application that opens alternate dialogs (dialog on top of another dialog) with text fields that are turned into datepickers on the focus event. Well, if you know anything about the behavior […]

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CORS Slim PHP Setup

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Ok, another PHP post but this time it’s about setting up some middleware for a slim PHP application. Let me set this up. We are building a simple REST API for use with a basic phone native app (both Android and iOS). Me being new to this, I wasn’t sure if the native app domain […]