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.

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 ...

And what about resolution?

By Mary Lou on

Working a lot with images I was coming across some curiosities concerning how web sites deal with pictures and especially the uploading of pictures. In social networ ...

jQuery Image Cropper with Uploader

By chadking on

Please check the updated version here! Some time ago I posted the Dynamic jQuery Image Gallery with Uploader which uses the class.upload, uploadify and ad-gallery sc ...

21 Free CAPTCHA Sources

By Mary Lou on

Here is a collection of free CAPTCHA scripts and services than you can easily integrate into your website using PHP or JavaScript: 1. PHP CAPTCHA Library for reCAPTC ...

42 jQuery Navigation based Techniques

By cody on

Here’s a list of 42 jQuery Navigation Techiques, Navigation plugins, and Tutorials built using jQuery: 1. How To Create A ‘Mootools Homepage’ Inspired Navigati ...

Switching Styles: jQuery CSS Exchanger

By cody on

Here’s a jQuery script for changing the stylesheet of an html page. The styles can be selected from the dropdown on top of the page. There are ten styles to ch ...

jQuery Fancy Draggable Captcha

By cody on

Here is a jQuery example for a captcha in a registration form. In order to pass the “Are you human” test, the user has to drag the numbers from 1 to 6 in ...

PHP Login System Reloaded

By chadking on

Update: There’s a new version of this Login Script. Here’s a PHP Login System, based on the one developed by jpmaster77: PHP Login System with Admin Feat ...

Using MySQL transactions with PHP

By chadking on

The following is an example of using the transactional support in MySQL. Let’s assume we have two tables, USERTBL and EMAILTBL. Let’s consider the innodb ...