Namespacing in Javascript

So the other night I was working on some fancy script. It didn't work. After a bit of investigation, it turns out that one of the function names was already being used...

Biking and Running Tecolote Canyon

I need adventure. I haven't been able to do any large adventures recently, so for now, small, one-day explorations will have to do. These aren't necessarily always about exploring new stuff, but more like exploring new ways of doing the familiar...

Including Border and Padding In Box Dimensions

Generally when I'm assigning a width or height to a div, I want it to be that width or height....

Elegantly Run a Function on Window Load or Window Resize

Pretty straightforward, but I wanted to run a function on the window load event, or if the page was resized...

Three Column List

Just a simple three-column list.

Responsive Tiles

For a couple of projects, I wanted to create tiles that automatically resized themselves based on the screen size...

Easy jQuery Validator Setup

It seems like it always takes me a bit to figure out how to get the super-great jquery validator to work...

Simple Div Popup

I wanted a simple popup. Click on a link, it opens a div. When you mouse off the div, or the link, it goes away. Pretty easy...

A SASS Stylesheet For Great Forms

Forms have always a bit of a pain in the ass to get formatted correctly...

Fixed Column on Left, Fluid Column on the Right

A two-column setup, with a fixed width column on the left, and a fluid main column that fills out the rest of the space on the left.

Fixed Column on Right, Fluid Column on the Left

This code produces a 2-column layout, with a fixed column to the right, and a column to the left that fills the remaining space....

HTML and Encoded Characters with Handlebars

How to correctly render encoded characters when using Handlebars.

Making an Entire Div Clickable

I wanted to make an entire div clickable -- the destination for the click is derived from a link within the div that we give a class of 'main_link' to...

Centering Multiple Floated Elements

The need was to have multiple floated fixed-width elements, sometimes two, sometimes three, to stay centered on the page without needing to adjust the html code....

Changing Values and Properties with jQuery

jQuery excels at making it easy to change values and properties.

Vertical Aligning Within a Div

Vertically aligning text within a div really isn't too bad -- its just not very intuitive....

Growing Slowly

I was reading last night on Matt Haughley’s blog, on the advantages of growing slowly. When so much news is given to the huge payoffs that a small number of startups get, and the big news surrounding facebook, tumblr, twitter, etc..,

jQuery Effects

Doing cool stuff with jQuery is pretty easy...

CSS Drop Shadows

Drop Shadows in CSS.

CSS Rounded Corners

Rounding corners on elements using CSS.

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