Categories: "Web Develop"

IE6 & 7 Up/Down Keypress Issues with Ajax.Autocompleter in Scriptaculous 1.8.0

I started a new project at work today, adding some ajaxy interactivity to a slightly long in the tooth web application. In a previous iteration I'd plugged prototype.js 1.5.1 into this app, now I wanted snazzy effects and autocomplete fields. Figuring… more »

My First Website for Mobiles

At work we decided to purchase a few .mobi domains, not because we have any particularly compelling mobile content, but to boost the web presence of our mobile product and, mostly, to make sure no-one else snapped up the domain names we wanted. However t… more »

Doing Dumb Things with the Javascript Date Object

I ran into a weird (but, in retrospect, entirely predictable) problem generating dates. The code in question is supposed to kick in when the user is booking a resource for multiple days - this day each week for four weeks, this day each month for four m… more »

Prototype.js Ajax.Request: Beware of carriage returns in response text

Another in the long running saga "Dumb things Rob did with Javascript." I ran across a strange error in some fairly simple Ajax code the other day. Here's the code:function () {new Ajax.Request(urlTxtSrch+'&txtTEXTSRCH=' + encodeURIComponent( $('tx… more »

What is a 'Front End Web Developer'?

Inspired by ppk's Dutch 'Front End Web Developers Guild', there was quite a lot of discussion a few weeks ago about what a Front End Web Developer actually is. This post is mostly an email I sent to the WSG mailing list with links to other useful messag… more »

GDD07UK: Building better AJAX apps

Review: Building better AJAX apps at GDD07UK, The Brewery in London, 52 Chiswell Street, London 15:45 to 16:30 Since I'm now a few weeks behind on my reviews (the date of this post is when I started writing it...), probably everyone who cares about Goog… more »

GDD07UK: Google Data APIs (Part 1)

Review: Google Data APIs at GDD07UK, The Brewery in London, 52 Chiswell Street, London 14:45 to 15:30 The GData APIs are a uniform interface into almost all the Google applications (Blogger, Mail, Calendar, Spreadsheets etc.). They're all based on an e… more »