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Put Financial Calculators on Your Site. Working with jQuery, Part 1: Intermediate JQuery: Using plug-ins to create and extend the jQuery functions. Introduction In the past six months, since I wrote the first series of articles (see Resources) on the jQuery JavaScript library, a lot has happened in the jQuery space.

Working with jQuery, Part 1: Intermediate JQuery: Using plug-ins to create and extend the jQuery functions

Perhaps most exciting for those of us who have embraced jQuery is that Microsoft® has chosen to use jQuery in its Visual Studio suite, and has decided to make it the only JavaScript library included at this time. This is a tremendous show of support, one that can only help to solidify jQuery's position as the leading JavaScript library for Web applications. Another convincing point of jQuery's growing popularity is the updated Google Trends chart. The chart I featured in the previous articles showed that jQuery was beginning to pull away from alternative JavaScript libraries. Figure 1. Figure 2. In this series of five articles, I'm looking to 'step it up a notch,' and take on some of the more intermediate-level topics in working with jQuery.

Plug-ins The jQuery plug-in structure has many benefits. Listing 1. Figure 3. How To Build a Custom Carousel with jQuery and Roundabout. Sliders and Carousels are one of the coolest ways to display information on websites.

How To Build a Custom Carousel with jQuery and Roundabout

They can contain tons of information in a smaller area, and the animation of automatic sliding and the large, beautiful images that are usually included draw the user's attention. Well, I'll show you how to set up an awesome carousel with jQuery and the Roundabout plugin. Terminology and Background Generally, the words "slider" and "carousel" refer to the same thing. To me, however, a carousel is actually a specific type of slider that shows the slides moving in what seems to be a 3D circle (like a real-life carousel).

At my job, I've been working on a project where I designed what the Carousel would look like and all of the features it would need before I looked around to see if I could even find a plugin with all of these features. How do I edit CSS in Chrome like in Firebug for Firefox. Host your files. Free Hotlinking Checker - Test Your Hot Linking Protection. Also see: Definition of "hotlinking" ("hot linking") and Definition of "Direct Linking" You can use the free hot-linking checker below to test if your images and multimedia files have hotlinking protection enabled, or if instead they are susceptible to "leeching" and "bandwidth theft".

Free Hotlinking Checker - Test Your Hot Linking Protection

Common methods of preventing hotlinking are by using an .htaccess file or using the "Hotlink Protection" offered in control panels such as Cpanel (see our free Cpanel hosting list). The hot linking checker below is also useful to check if the URLs given by free image hosting services can be direct linked (most free image hosts allow this). Enter the full URL in the form below and click the button to test if your picture/image could be hotlinked by a remote server (such as someone posting the image as an avatar or signature in a messageboard forum). Please only enter URLs of images you own that are web hosted on your server, or on a free image hosting service that allows direct linking.

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7 YouTube Alternatives & Why They Make Sense

If you want to upload a video on the Internet, pretty much anyone will default to the web's standard. And why shouldn't they? YouTube has been the platform for viral sensations, from huge brands (Old Spice) to kid musicians (Justin Bieber). The wisdom: "Go where the people are. " It makes YouTube tempting, especially as it continues to expand its features and reach. We picked out seven of those options with a brief breakdown of what it is, and why you should use it. 1. What it is: Online video with a strong slant toward webisodes, web series, and other serial content. Features: Supports most video formats and has 1 GB of storage per video. Why 2. What it is: Vimeo is the artsy cousin of YouTube.

Features: It comes with the standard suite, plus the ability to create and share videos to groups or channels. Why Vimeo? 3. What it is: Didn't see this one coming, right? Features: Basic users can upload two 90-second videos a month. Why Flickr? 4. Why Veoh? 5. The best, top, cool, widgets and gadgets from. More Website Templates at!

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Free Widgets Best Widgets for your site with us Large selection and easy to install widget. Free GadgetsWeb gadget - content module, embedded in a web page or browser, working with a browser. TOP 100Large selection of widgets and gadgets to insert, you simply copy html, javascript, flash, swf code to your web site. A web widget (commonly referred to simply as a 'widget') is a small program that you can easily put on your website, blog, or personalized start page.

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