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jQuery News Ticker (BBC Style) Commonly Confused Bits Of jQuery. Advertisement The explosion of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as jQuery onto the front-end development scene has opened up the power of JavaScript to a far wider audience than ever before. It was born of the need — expressed by a crescendo of screaming by front-end developers who were fast running out of hair to pull out — to improve JavaScript’s somewhat primitive API, to make up for the lack of unified implementation across browsers and to make it more compact in its syntax.

All of which means that, unless you have some odd grudge against jQuery, those days are gone — you can actually get stuff done now. A script to find all links of a certain CSS class in a document and bind an event to them now requires one line of code, not 10. To power this, jQuery brings to the party its own API, featuring a host of functions, methods and syntactical peculiarities. Real Person. This plugin is designed to help overcome automated form submission by requiring a "real person" to identify text made up of dots.

Real Person

The entered value is compared on the server with the generated value to determine whether processing should continue. The real person functionality can easily be added to an input field with appropriate default settings. Path animation. Sexy AlertBox. Sexy Alert Box es un clon "sexy" del clásico alert de javascript.

Sexy AlertBox

Con un aire a lightbox, cambia las feas alertas de windows por alertas mas atractivas!. Copyright (c) 2008 www.coders.me (Eduardo D. Sada) Bubble Tooltip. Textarea expandable. Pretty Date. One method that I’ve been wanting for quite a while now was a simple way to format old JavaScript dates in a “pretty” way.

Pretty Date

For example “2008-01-28T20:24:17Z” becomes “2 hours ago”. Here’s some more examples: Sweet page (pagination) Beautiful Background Image Navigation.