I’m giving a virtual seminar on using jQuery in interactive wireframes. As a UX designer, it’s the course I wish had been available to me a few years ago.
I’m extremely proud to say my esteemed colleague, Jeremy Keith, has finished his latest book, Bulletproof Ajax. Jeremy is also running an Ajax training workshop to coincide with the book launch.
There have been some great articles published recently on the accessibility of Ajax and DOM scripting.
There’s a different approach to web page layout which is gradually getting some traction. The idea is that the layout is changed to best accommodate the window size.
Flickr badges don’t show photo titles, so I turned to a simple bit of DOM scripting for a solution.
Sorry not some wonderful cure, but instead a few sites that might be of interest: an great looking, accessible charity site and some approachs to presenting photos on web pages.
24 ways to impress your friends – an advent calendar.
Following on from the great response we had to d.Construct, Clearleft is proud to be putting on an Ajax training course early next year.
Browser Stickies is a little experiment I knocked together in the lull between SxSW Interactive and SxSW Music.
Judging by the latest SitePoint TechTimes, it seems Stuart Langridge has won the argument. SitePoint’s DHTML book will be published with HTML.
I’ve been admiring the ‘image loading…’ and subsequent fade-in of (spectacular) photos on Couloir. It seems they use a rather nifty trick to achieve this.
Are there any useful DOM scripting references out there?
Using the DOM to automatically underline the letter of a link text which matches its accesskey.
Mozilla’s DOM Inspector (also available in Firefox) can seem daunting at first but is amazingly powerful. Amongst other things, it allows you to see which CSS rules are affecting any given element in order of cascade priority.
I’ve contributed my two penn’orth to a couple of interesting HTML related posts.
DOM scripting is much more than getElementById. Elements can be isolated and manipulated without having an id at all. To demonstrate this I’ve put together a simple script which redefines the styles of a class.
Mishoo has created a quite spectacular Web site. Using structural XHTML 1.1 (not quite valid, but the intention is clear) and CSS, the end result is visually very rich. But the most impressive bits (to me) are all his DHTML work, from some sleek animations, through mouseovers…
Good stuff on design, usability and elegant coding from Adrian Holovaty and Tantek Çelik. And Dean has introduced a great Google highlighting tool which highlights your Google search terms. See it in action here (click the top link to clagnut). Update: Cal Henderson…