Why not Flash? How to suggest your clients to stay away from Flash abuse

Posted by oshua in General, HTML on 09. Jun, 2010 | No Comments

It is the year 2010. Steve Jobs has openly stated Adobe Flash Player will not be supported on iphones. HTML5 is on its way with native video, audio and canvas support. Javascript libraries are making huge improvements in allowing, easily, the creation of dynamic websites without Flash, but guess what, many clients are still asking [...]

Better radio buttons with JQuery

Posted by oshua in HTML, JQuery on 04. Dec, 2009 | 2 Comments

Radio buttons are pretty dull, they look as if they were coming from the beginning of the Internet. With JQuery they can look prettier and be easier to use, without disturbing those browsers that do not have javascript enabled and specially without having to change anything on the server side.

Sending form vars as a serialized PHP object with JQuery

Posted by oshua in HTML, JQuery, PHP on 30. Sep, 2009 | 1 Comment

Sometimes you want to pass only part of a form through ajax to get some results without updating the whole page. JQuery has some great functions to convert the content of a form into a serialized string or object (either serialize or serializeArray). However they both take the content of a full form as input [...]

Select boxes with html inside each option

Posted by oshua in HTML, JQuery on 23. Sep, 2009 | 3 Comments

I needed to add HTML inside the options of a normal html select box, preserving the behaviour of this custom select box as close as possible to the normal one. I needed also that this custom select box could degrade into a normal select box if required to. View demo


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