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

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 p ...

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 ...

How I Speeded Up Our WordPress Blog

By Mary Lou on

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

By cody on

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

By cody on

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 ...

jMaxInput: jQuery Twitter-Like Textarea

By cody on

jMaxInput allows you to limit the input size of a textarea like it is done in Twitter. The number of characters left to type are shown while typing. The user can wri ...

jBar: A jQuery Notification Plugin

By cody on

jBar is a jQuery Plugin that allows you to integrate notifications in your web site. The behavior is very similar to Twitter’s and Stackoverflow’s notifi ...