Important Considerations When Building Single Page Web Apps. Single page web applications - or SPAs, as they are commonly referred to - are quickly becoming the de facto standard for web app development.
For nearly all problems there are probably a hundred different solutions.
Building jQuery Popups without jQuery UI - Part 1. While the jQuery UI library is quite powerful, and mighty impressive, its footprint is sometimes a bit too much for the project at hand.
The UI library also tends to "take over" your HTML, moving it, adding classes, and sometimes even changing attributes around. jQuery Popups without jQuery UI - Part 2. In part 1, we went over the creation of a basic jQuery popup plugin.
While this is very useful in itself, it is not that flexible yet. This time around we are going to add a few new features that will make our popup plugin way more flexible and useful. So come on and find out what cool things we will make our popup do. jQuery Snippit - .each() We love us some jQuery, it makes the life of a web developer so much easier.
Sometimes, however, there just isn't a magical jQuery function that does what you need. On occasion you need to select a bunch of stuff and do some custom logic on each element. You don't necessarily need to move all the objects or change some css, sometimes you just need to do something more your own style. This is where the each() function comes in. The each() works just like it sounds. jQuery Snippet - Interesting Selectors. As usual, we are diving into jQuery once again.
Most of the ideas behind it were not really new at the time, but they had finally gained enough momentum to start rolling, to become fashionable. Books were being written, courses given, programming languages developed. All of a sudden, everybody was extolling the virtues of object-orientation, enthusiastically applying it to every problem, convincing themselves they had finally found the right way to write programs.