Archive for January, 2011

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Unselecting a Selection

Is there any way to unselect what has previously been selected in a drop down list? Unselecting a Selection

Thursday, January 27th, 2011


Continuing on with the same theme from yesterday, here is an article covering the different types of internet connection that you may be able to choose from (depending on where you live).

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Three Computers, One Monitor

Having multiple computers on your network doesn’t mean that you necessarily need to have a separate monitor, keyboard, and mouse for each computer. If you don’t expect to have a different person actually working at each computer all at the same time then it is perfectly feasible to share the same monitor, keyboard, and mouse […]

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Site Search Script

I have made some significant changes to my site search PHP script. Perhaps the most significant is that you can now control what types of pages it will spider by changing the entries in an array in the config file. Also if you are manually adding entries then you can use HTML in the description […]

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Dynamic Page Content

This tutorial shows one way that you can control whether certain fields appear in your form based on the selections in other fields. Of course now that no one uses IE4 or Netscape 4 any more you can simplify the code somewhat to get rid of the code that is specific to those two browsers. […]

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Pop Up Menus

Sometimes a JavaScript intended for one purpose can be modified slightly to allow it to be used for a completely different purpose. In this article I discuss how minor changes to my advanced tooltip script can allow it to be used as a pop up menu script. Pop Up Menus

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Selecting Today’s Date

One of the more accurate ways of getting your visitor to enter a date is to supply separate drop down lists for the day, month, and year fields. That way you don’t run into issues with those from some countries entering their dates the wrong way around. Where the most likely date that they will […]

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Credit Card Validation

Not exactly validation since there is no way for JavaScript to tell if the entered number is actually a valid credit card number belonging to the person making the purchase but this script will validate the credit card as far as is possible on the client side. This JavaScript examines the entered value to reject […]

Monday, January 10th, 2011

What You Need To Know About PC Drivers And How To Update Them

This is another of the excellent articles by guest author “James Ricketts” that I have been giver permission to include on my site. What You Need To Know About PC Drivers And How To Update Them

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Dynamic Text Box Areas

How much text do you want your visitor to be able to enter into a textarea in a form? How much space do you want the textarea to take up on the screen? How much of the text they enter should they be able to see at any one time? You can simplify the situation […]

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Restricting Field Input

The ultimate in form field validation is where you validate what is being entered as it is being entered and automatically ignore any invalid characters. Here’s How. Restricting Field Input

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

In the Classroom

I have now updated the list of classes I will be teaching to show those for term one 2011. In the Classroom