Archive for January, 2009

Quick Tip: Prevent Animation Queue Buildup

You’ve probably stumbled upon a navigation powered by some jQuery effects during your web adventures. Of course you then ran your mouse back and forth over the navigation really fast to watch the animation repeat itself over and over and over again.

The natural queuing of animations/effects by jQuery makes the typical animation super easy to code and move on to more important tasks. However, sometimes the animation queue just gets in the way.

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The Year of jQuery UI

Two years ago I made the somewhat immodest claim that 2007 would be the “Year of jQuery.” Since then, jQuery‘s popularity has grown in ways that none of the core contributors could have imagined. Now I’m ready to make another bold pronouncement: 2009 will be the year of jQuery UI. Here’s why: Read the rest of this entry »