a preamble to Building a Cascading Drop Down Selection List for Ruby on Rails with jQuery Ajax

This is a preamble to the last years post Building a Cascading Drop Down Selection List for Ruby on Rails with jQuery Ajax, In part because I’ve realized that people where are lost without some basic setup I assumed as Continue reading a preamble to Building a Cascading Drop Down Selection List for Ruby on Rails with jQuery Ajax

Adding a “loading” image to (just about) any form on submit, with jQquery

under the category of the simplest thing that will actual work, I wanted to have one of those nice animate swilling icons running after the user hit the submit button so they knew that something was really happening. The core Continue reading Adding a “loading” image to (just about) any form on submit, with jQquery

Building a Cascading Drop Down Selection List for Ruby on Rails with jQuery Ajax

A frequent need in building web site application is to have users select one value and then, based on that value, select another value. Real world needs for related values might be : Select a Country and then State or Continue reading Building a Cascading Drop Down Selection List for Ruby on Rails with jQuery Ajax

different behavior for Prototype JavaScript childElements() in FF and IE

Or now to lose the rest of one’s limited hair  🙁  …. I’ve come across a “doesn’t work as expect” issue while working in Prototype 1.6.0.2 JavaScript framework (“Easy Ajax and DOM manipulation for dynamic web applications” for sure!) 1$(‘someIdName’).parentNode.childElements() Continue reading different behavior for Prototype JavaScript childElements() in FF and IE

a GreaseMonkey script for Follow Rank and Follows in Common for Twitter User Profiles

I’ve released a GreaseMonkey script Follow Rank and Follows in Common for Twitter User Profiles which you can use to display the Follows in Common and the Follow Rank for a given users profile page and discover how important they Continue reading a GreaseMonkey script for Follow Rank and Follows in Common for Twitter User Profiles