tag : jQuery
In the advent of the recent URL Parsing tutorials (DOM URL Parsing and Query String Parsing) I’ve decided that we put the knowledge we’ve gained – plus some compatibility fixes – into practice and create a lightweight jQuery plugin that quickly and simply handles all of your URL Parsing needs. Now, rather than using regular expressions (that so few understand) or using the techniques I’ve taught to you yourself, I’ve made it simple to use a single utility function attached to jQuery.
The arrival of requestAnimationFrame gives browsers the ability to throttle animations to save them from devouring system resources, especially when they aren’t actually being shown on the screen. Knowing this, we need to learn how to use it and then actually start utilizing this new tool for the benefit of our users. For this very reason, I decided to make this short video tutorial explaining how requestAnimationFrame can be used in the animations on your applications.
Last week you saw a video tutorial on using Models in Backbone.js. This week we’ve moved right along to part 2: learning about Views in Backbone.js. As usual, Backbone.js has made things super simple, yet you get a lot for how little code you write. You’ll see how to attach events (super easy) and utilize models (also super easy) to give your views some data to work with.
It’s been a little while since I’ve taken a look at JZ Publish/Subscribe, but recently I had a great idea to fix a problem I was having trouble solving. Mix that in with a few more bits of context capability and you have the version 1.3 release of JZ Publish/Subscribe. Go ahead and read a little more to get the scoop on this great idea and how it will make using JZ Publish/Subscribe more stable.