Playground

In this category you will find experiments, plugins and articles related to web development and programming. Here we present some new ideas and inspiration for solving problems and tackling challenges around web development.

Micro Image Gallery: A jQuery Plugin

By cody on

There’s a new version here. In many blogs and news sites images are mostly included as an addition to the content. Space is often limited and therefore we thou

PHP/MySQL Contact Form with jQuery

By chadking on

Here’s an implementation of a contact form with PHP and jQuery. Usually, one would only want the message posted by the user to be sent to an email address. Thi

CSS Mania jQuery Plugin

By cody on

Here is a jQuery plugin that makes use of the CSS Mania API. CSS Mania is a well known website showcase site where designs can be submitted and rated. A lot of infor

A jQuery Heat Map

By cody on

Here is a very simple way ho to create a heat map with jQuery. The idea is to track the clicks of a user and then display the click pattern with semi-transparent dot

Find Your First Twitter Follower

By chadking on

This application aims to show you who your first follower was in twitter. It’s done with PHP and jQuery and of course it uses the twitter API. Two of the avail

Pause and Play Effect with jQuery

By cody on

Here’s an effect based on the one used in fml to stop and pause an event. The idea is that when we click on the play/pause button or press the space button, an

Some Useful JavaScript & jQuery Snippets

By cody on

How to refresh the src of an image with jQuery? $(imageobj).attr('src', $(imageobj) .attr('src') + '?' + Math.random() ); How to see if an image is loaded or not wit

Easy PHP Site Translation

By chadking on

Here’s an easy way to translate your web site using PHP. The idea is to have several files for each language you want to provide. Each one of these files have

URL Image Getter/Uploader/Resizer

By chadking on

I was wondering how to get images from a site the same way like Digg or Facebook do, where it is only necessary to provide a link, and images get automatically uploa