Posts Categorized: jQuery

May
09
2014

May – Week 2

“Torvalds (who designed and developed .git) has quipped about the name git, which is British English slang roughly equivalent to ‘unpleasant person’. Torvalds said: ‘I’m an egotistical bastard, and I name all my projects after myself. First ‘Linux’, now ‘git’.’ The main page describes git as ‘the stupid content tracker’.
– From the Wikipedia article – Git (software)

The name may sound funny to British ears, but learning how to use Version Control is an oft-suggested necessity for web developers, Git is currently very popular and it’s time to take a look. Version control solves the problem of what might seem to the lonely web designer, a minor quibble, however from my research it’s regarded a pretty important skill (and you don’t want to look the fool in conversation at Lord Harrington’s summer gala ball feast). (more…)

March
04
2014

March – Week 1

“ Computers are good at following instructions, but not at reading your mind. ”
– Donald Knuth

Now you might have an idea of how to use JavaScript/jQuery on your website, don’t panic if not, we’re about to create some cool things to use on your site. Take a look at Jeffery Way’s 30 days to learn jQuery. (more…)

February
26
2014

February – Week 4 – JavaScript

“JavaScript is a language with more than its share of bad parts.”
― Douglas Crockford, JavaScript: The Good Parts

You’ve been rumbled. Those first few tentative yet glorious steps led to a darkening realisation. Your website has no brain – even Frankenstein’s monster had a brain – back to the sandbox with you! It’s time to learn JavaScript (and by extension it’s popular library – jQuery). Some people may suggest a jQuery first approach, I don’t agree, JavaScript is a massive sprawling investment, and after 6 months I’m still a beginner. Best to start early right? (more…)