Archive for February, 2015

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Failsafe RemoteImages

When you use images from other sites in your web page you run the risk of the other web site being down and the images not being able to be displayed. Here is a script that can detect when that happens and substitute a different image. Failsafe Remote Images

Friday, February 27th, 2015

HTML5:: A Smarter Way to Learn HTML5 In a Day!

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Friday, February 27th, 2015

To Index or nottoIndex

Some indexes make the database faster while others make it slower. It all depends on how frequently the index is used and how often the table is updated. To Index or not to Index

Thursday, February 26th, 2015


If you are going to have a form in your web page that will only work when JavaScript is enabled then the form should only appear when JavaScript is enabled. This means that you should be adding the form to the page using JavaScript. This script provides a JavaScript object that has methods for creating […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Why Web Sites DisplayAdvertising

Few people actually like seeing advertising on web pages so why are there ads displayed on so many pages? Well the thing is that the cost of creating and maintaining the pages needs to be paid by someone and the alternative ways by which it can be paid for are not necessarily ones that people […]

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Closures and Scope

Closures are one of the most misunderstood parts of JavaScript. I have even seen articles attempting to clarify what closures are that just add to the confusion. Well here’s my attempt to explain it which you will hopefully find less confusing than some of the others. Closures and Scope

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Sparse Arrays

JavaScript derives its Arrays from Objects. Effectively a JavaScript Array is an object where some of the properties have numbers as their names. This means that the numbers need not be continuous. Where the numbers have gaps we have what is known as a sparse array. The missing numbers don’t have values at all – […]

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

How Domains Work

Another in my series of articles aimed at those new to the internet this article provides some basic information on how domain names work in getting you to the web site that the domain name belongs to. How Domains Work

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Building Web Apps with Ember.js

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Saturday, February 21st, 2015

More AboutPost-Redirect-Get

While you can avoid the whole issue of messages about data being reposted by using a browser that doesn’t produce those messages and avoid any issues if data is posted again by coding the receiving script to identify it and handle it appropriately, that doesn’t resolve things for those visitors to your site who are […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Plugins andExtensions

There is more to browsers than what you can do with the browser itself. Most browsers have a number of plugins and/or extensions available that you can add to your browser to enhance its functioning. Plugins and Extensions