scrolling bits

Yay, I wrote my first jQuery plugin: $.fn.scrollIntoView = function() { return this.each(function(){ this.scrollIntoView(); }); } Wasn’t that exciting? It gets used something like this: $("#output div:last").scrollIntoView();

jQuery updates

I was about to post that jQuery 1.0 is out, but having checked, I now see that jQuery 1.0.1 (AKA ‘lots of people trying out new release find extra bugs’) is out now. If you’re doing anything ‘interesting’ with Javascript, I think you would find jQuery worth a look: compared to other Javascript libraries I’ve […]

yes, it was a good day at the office

In addition to getting a new monitor at work on Friday, I had a fairly productive day. I hacked out a prototype for a socket based callback mechanism for our service. At the moment the service uses HTTP polling, which puts a lot of load on the server as every client makes a new request […]

tools du jour

JQuery is a rather handy JavaScript library. At its core is a selector function that allows you to choose DOM elements by using CSS or XPath. You can then call various other functions on the selection to hide or show the elements in various ways, modify the content, or attach event handlers easily. I modified […]