Articles in 2013


Capslock Detection via JavaScript

DO YOU KNOW THAT FEELING? YOU JUST TYPED IN YOUR USER CREDENTIALS AND INSTEAD OF LOGGING IN, YOU JUST GET AN ERROR MESSAGE. YOU WONDER IF YOU HAD A TYPO AND THAN YOU REALIZE THAT THIS RELICT OF ANCIENT TIMES SCREWED YOU OVER AGAIN... CAPS LOCK. To prevent this from happening to your users you can provide a little hint to your login forms. This article tells you how to do this in JavaScript, with and without jQuery.


jQuery Github Widget - Easy Repository Inclusion

In search of a widget that could display Github repositories, I had to realize that Github itself does not provide something like that. After a little bit of googling around I finally found a nice piece of software by New Media Campaigns. Today I want to show you how to add this plugin to your website.


jQuery Dice

Don't look at me like that. I know what you're thinking... "Seriously a dice game? How creative. How do you come up with all those new ideas?" Yeah, I know. It might not be the holy grail of game development. But I was bored and I had nothing better to do. So here it comes. Yet another jQuery Dice game the world hasn't been waiting for.


jQuery Slidious

Let's assume you have a few hours to kill, while your girlfriend takes an exam. What would you do? If "develop a jQuery plugin" was the first thing that came to your mind, you should absolutely read this article. If not... well, you also might want to take a look.


Less - Pro and Cons

A while ago I stumbled across an older blog post about Less. The post itself was pretty euphoric and kind of reflected the common view of many other blog posts to this topic. The title of the article was "Write Better CSS with Less". Personally I was more interested in the discussion taking place in the comments section below the article. Using Less for about one year, I took this opportunity to sum up my very own résumé on the dynamic style sheet language.