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Filed Under:Programming / Web Development
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Archived Since:June 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Learn the quirky parts of Javascript

JavaScript Garden by Ivo Wetzel and Zhang Yi Jiang is a collection of documentation about the most quirky parts of the JavaScript language with a lot of code examples. This is a very good read for developers already working with javascript. I’m sure you will find things in there that are new to you. The [...]

Lazy javascript loader

I was involved in a project recently with some heavy use of Javascript. We needed to load many javascript files on the page. Because of the site structure and the legacy system, there are potential situations where the same javascript is loaded more than once. To over come that, we needed something that can handle the script [...] No related posts.

Is Jquery really that much more trendy?

Using Google Trend for website, I added 5 popular javascript framework website and the above chart is the result. Is jquery.com just that much more appealing than the other framework sites or the actual framework is just that much more popular? Related posts:Examples of Popular Sites using JQuery JQuery is famous for making Javascript easy to [...]Show More Summary

Standalone JavaScript Selector Engines

One of the most used and helpful feature of any Javascript framework is probably their selector function. It allows us to search and filter elements using CSS like selector syntax. This means it takes out the tedious part in DOM scripting and enables developers to write less and more reliable code. As a result, we [...]Show More Summary

Cloud based Code Editing with Bespin

After about 4 months without posting anything, I really want to get myself going again by starting with a small post about the latest projects from Mozilla Labs. As for most us who develop for the web, Mozilla Firefox are already our default browser as its add-on structure gave us many essential tools in development. So [...]Show More Summary

Inspiration: Bath + Shower

What happen if you rotate a bath? You get a shower… Sometimes a unique solution is really a simple solution. A short video of how it works. No related posts. No related posts.

Advanced Data Visualization Tools using Javascript

With the advance in computer graphics, the way we visualize data have changed drastically in the last 20 years. Visualization Software are developed to take advantage of the graphical power of local computers. But now everything is changing with the Internet. We are consuming a large amount of data online and the desire and expectation [...]

Attractive Javascript Logging Console - Blackbird

Everyone who programmed in Javascript will know that one of the common way to debug across browsers is the alert() function. Although, you can use tools like Firebug and their console api to output. It doesn’t work on IE or Safari. So a pure Javascript based solution would be great. Blackbird is one of the latest [...]

5 Online Tools to Test the Loading Time of your site

As a blogger / developer, it is always fascinating to know the loading time of your website and compare it with others. Of course, the loading time of your website depends on many different factors. It could be anything between the software and hardware that power your site. But users of your site does not [...]

MySQL Query Performance Tips

Almost all of the modern web applications involve the use of relational database. So the performance of your applications are very much affected by the quality of the SQL queries you run. Here are some simple performance tips from MYSQL forge that you should consider when writing queries. Use EXPLAIN to profile the query execution [...]

Websites to Test the Loading Time of your site

As a blogger / developer, it is always fascinating to know the loading time of your website and compare it with others. Of course, the loading time of your website depends on many different factors. It could be anything between the software and hardware that power your site. But users of your site does not [...]

Creating User Flows with Product Planner

When you develop any sort of websites, you need to work out the flow / journey of your users. It is such an important part of any web product. If you got it wrong, you could be left with confused and unhappy user that would eventually lead to the lost of users. Recently I found this [...]

Free Websites to Test the Loading Time of your site

As a blogger / developer, it is always fascinating to know the loading time of your website and compare it with others. Of course, the loading time of your website depends on many different factors. It could be anything between the software and hardware that power your site. But users of your site does not [...]

Charts and Graphs Plotting with JQuery plugins

Charts are important in visualising data to give a more profound understanding of the nature of given problem. A good charting solution for should render charts dynamically from raw data and allow multiple type of data presentation. Traditionally we generate charts on the server-side but that means it will take up more bandwidth by the image [...]

10 Laws of Simplicity Developers should know

Recently I revisited “The Law of Simplicity” by John Maeda. He is a graphic designer, visual artist, and computer scientist at the MIT Media Lab. In the book, John proposes 10 laws for simplifying complex systems in business and life. Although the book are mostly focused on product design, it could be applied to anything especially [...]

Evaluate the Quality of Your Website

Since I just updated the design of the site, I start thinking whether this new design is better. But realising there so many different aspect of site that we need to look at in order to measure the quality. Then I found 50 Questions to Evaluate the Quality of Your Website by Carsten Cumbrowski from my [...]

New Look for 84 Bytes

I have finally created my own theme for this blog. This is still a very early version which I will be busy updating for the coming weeks. The plan is to release often, release small :p This is what the old design look like And it was based on dsanctuary. I hope everyone will like this new design. [...]

8 Golden Rules of Interface Design

Considering the only way users can communicate with your application is through the interface, interface design then should be one of the most important part of any application. A good interface will enhance the experience, effectiveness or even success of your system. From the book Designing the User Interface by Ben [...]Show More Summary

Web 2.0 Design Generators For Developers

If you are a busy web developer that also need to work on the interface, here is a handy list of online tools to help you save time and effort creating nice graphics for your sites or apps. Buttons As Button Generator - Fully featured button creator allowing you to customize colour, gradation type, stripe, filter, image, [...]

Raphaël - simplify development of Vector Graphics

When it comes to cross browsers vector graphics, there have always been debate about whether to use SVG/VML or Canvas/VML. Even if you made the decision, you still need to know how to implement them. Now Raphaël is aiming to simplify development with vector graphics across browsers. It provides us with a simple adapter to work [...]

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