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jQuery Fundamentals

Posted on June 18, 2010 and got 4 shouts so far

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“jQuery is fast becoming a must-have skill for front-end developers. The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of the jQuery JavaScript library; when you’re done with the book, you should be able to complete basic tasks using jQuery, and have a solid basis from which to continue your learning.

This is a very handy and superb useful handbook from Rebecca Murphey under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license. Each topic described very clear so you can follow easily even you’re new on JavaScript.
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How to turn any jQuery plugin into a WordPress one

Posted on May 17, 2010 and got 1 shout so far

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“In this tutorial, we’ll see how you can easily create a WordPress plugin from a jQuery one. We’ll review what a jQuery, or a WordPress plugin is actually made of, so we’ll find the elements they both have in common. From there, we’ll show how it leads us to perform some simple operations to allow us to benefit from our jQuery plugins in a WordPress template.

Great article that show us step by step converting jQuery plugin into WordPress plugin.
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Build a Flash-like Game With Scripty2

Posted on May 10, 2010 and no shout so far

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“Flash games are facing stiff competition from JavaScript. You’ll see why when you follow along with this tutorial to create your first JavaScript-based game. How about a game of memory?

Naturally, we’re talking about animations here. The bar has never been higher in terms of interactivity in games. Games that don’t move are just no fun. Happily, in 2010, games built in JavaScript can be just as shiny, interactive, and fluid as games built in Flash.”

This awesome tutorial help us understand how to create JavaScript-based games using Scripty 2 by explaining the technique step by step from setup the HTML, event handling, basic easing until shuffling technique.

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CSS3 Transitions available on Firefox 3.7

Posted on May 8, 2010 and no shout so far

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“Javascript is not anymore required for simple animation.
Specifically, we don’t need Javascript to manage animation with setInterval or with any library like jQuery.animate : Forget the animation management, stay focused on the real work.
In this article, I will try to explain why and how using css3-transition with some examples.”

Great article that explain step by step about CSS3 Transitions also showcasing how these properties rocks.
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CSS from the Ground Up

Posted on May 7, 2010 and no shout so far

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“If you are frightened by the prospects of using Cascading Style Sheets, there’s no need to be. Using a computer can be daunting for someone coming to it afresh but after a while, you think nothing of it. It all comes down to taking small steps to begin with and that’s what I’m going to do in this series of tutorials. One step at a time!”

Nice article which explore in depth with CSS basic.

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