A coworker asked me about CSS positions. I admit I’m no expert in this topic. However, I want to illustrate my brief understanding. Maybe you will find them helpful. Position: static Default, you don’t have to set it. Position: relative It’s like a ghost image. Setting the corresponding properties of top, left, right, or bottom… Continue reading CSS Positions
There is a business requirement on a project I have at work to only allow a certain number of properties editable at a certain stage of the domain object’s life cycle. And like always, the properties defined to be editable could change in the future. I already have a page that allows the user to… Continue reading jQuery read only elements
While reviewing an existing project at work, I notice it has many delete confirmation pages. In my opinion, delete confirmation PAGES should really just retire from the face of the earth. Seriously, why do we need to create a http request & html for the mere purpose of asking “Are you sure you wish to… Continue reading Use modal windows for delete confirmations please
I was looking for a complete example of how to dynamically generate the page numbers when you create the pdf using iText and I couldn’t find one. This is based on the example in the iText in Action book but I added my “refactoring” if you will. I hope this helps someone. If not, it… Continue reading itext page number (page x of y)
At work I had to create some test data for a junit test. The function I’m testing expects a super abstract class to be passed in and I need to test the same function for bunch of child classes. I wish I could just pass in the parent class but since it’s abstract I cannot… Continue reading Java instaniate an abstract class… sort of…
Very nice jQuery session timeout countdown example with the use of the jQuery idleTimer plugin. Here’s my example with the jQueryUI dialog as the warning. Here’s my example with the jQueryUI dialog as the warning.
I just learned IE does not support jQuery’s new live (event delegation) binding on the change event. Very nice IE, you did it again.
While doing a presentation on jQuery at work today, I went over a particular example I put together earlier today. I thought I’d share it with you here. In the past, we have used popups for editing values inside of a input box. The most well known example I can think of is smilies on… Continue reading Creative overlay/popup with jQuery
Something I always forget, a shortcut array syntax for Java: