Category Archives: Javascript

Remote 1.1

I’ve just updated my Remote script to version 1.1
New in this version:

Faster, safer implementation of callback functions
Now supports uploading files via Ajax(ish)

Check out the sample code for more.

Remote: A cross-browser XHR/JSON function.

I grew tired of re-scripting my remote calls, so I’ve built a global function that can handle whatever I throw at it.
Remote is a global, lightweight XHR/JSON function, designed to handle cross-browser remote scripting.

Review: Bulletproof Ajax

Having previously declared my undying love for all things Jeremy Keith (that sounded straighter in my head, I swear),  now comes word of Jeremy’s call-to-action.
…Bulletproof Ajax is not a book for seasoned server-side developers. It’s for front-end coders who already know markup and CSS with perhaps a smattering of JavaScript. If that sounds like [...]

Firebug bundle for TextMate

My two most indispensable web development tools are Firebug and TextMate. I’m sure the same goes for many web developers the world round. Firebug brings with it a complete set of debuggers and problem-solvers that is unrivaled by any other application. And TextMate is the little text editor that could (and does). It’s versatility is [...]

A tip on avoiding innerHTML

Not that innerHTML should be avoided at all cost, but I’m currently in a purist kinda mood. Generally I like to avoid proprietary functions whenever possible. Now, sometimes it just makes sense to dip into Microsoft’s old trick-bag and pull this out.
Anyway, as I was making my way through Jeremy Keith’s amazing book, Bulletproof Ajax, [...]