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.

Find Your First Twitter Follower

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

How I Speeded Up Our WordPress Blog

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Our site was getting kind of slow, so I decided to read some articles about how to speed up a WordPress blog. While many give really great tips on what to do, I just

jBookMark: A jQuery Marking Tool

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Ever missed the bookmarking option of a good editor in a web site? This jQuery plugin does exactly that: if you want your website visitors to be able to toggle bookm

jCapSlide: A jQuery Image Caption Plugin

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Here is a new plugin for creating nice sliding captions for images. When hovering over the image, the caption appears and the image gets a semi-transparent color ove