While reviewing my RSS feed this morning, I found this article:
3 reasons why you should let Google host jQuery for you | Encosia
I had no idea!
The three reasons are:
- Decreased Latency
Google will serve the data from the closest server
- Increased Parallelism
More threads are available to download content specific to your application instead of downloading this common library.
- Better caching
They may already have the library on their computer.
Here is the code you should be using to include jQuery in your application to use the Content Delivery Network at Google:
The one issue you may have to deal with is that if you are using the intellisense files for Visual Studio, you will need to find some alternate method. Here’s one:
Continue reading “Host jQuery at Google (with Intellisense support)”
One of the things to keep in mind when using jQuery is that nothing is a blocking call. Sure, there is a certain sequence to when things operate. But, to be safe, you should always assume that step two will happen during step one.
Nowhere is this more evident than when retrieving content from a URL and inserting that content in your page.
Continue reading “jQuery, Each() and Async Gets”
Hey! This is pretty cool.
I was just mentioning at the last jQuery presentation I did that there were some controls that were definitely missing from the jQuery UI suite of widgets–and then I found this.
This other guy named Dave has created it for us.
Here’s how we use it.
Continue reading “jQuery Splitter”
Today we’ll start taking a look at the final control in the jQuery UI suite. The Date Picker.
This control, as with all the other controls we’ve looked at, is relatively simple as long as you keep in mind that you need to use the jQuery UI Styles with it.
So let’s begin.
Continue reading “jQuery – Date Picker”
Chances are, you’ll eventually want to use a dialog box in combination with some form elements, and when you do, you’ll probably want to implement some validation.
So how do we use validation controls AND allow the form to be a jQuery dialog?
Continue reading “jQuery Dialog – With Validation Controls”