Category: JavaScript & jQuery

What is Node.js And Why Should You Use it?

Node.js is an event-oriented JavaScript execution environment with non-blocking I / O, which makes it efficient and undemanding to resources. Compared with the initial browsers, it’s a broad functional programming language with multiple capabilities. In fact, industry experts have simply defined it by coining the ph...

Bubbly Backgrounds: Moving Backgrounds for Your Website

It’s not modern if it doesn’t move. Of course, this also applies to your website’s background. Bubbly Backgrounds are at your service. JavaScript for Bubbles Bubbly Backgrounds is a very small JavaScript written by a Norwegian developer called David who goes by the name of Tipsy on Github. With its co...

Nostalgia Alert: Windows 95 in the Browser

Do you miss the nineties and the early days of visual interfaces for the mass market? If you do, I have a functional version of Windows 95 that doesn’t need to be installed for you. I’ll admit it, this is an article for the lunch break, but this project made me feel nostalgic. The execution is actually impr...

JavaScript and Search Engines: What You Should Keep in Mind

Just a few years ago, JavaScript was very controversial. Annoying ad popups were the reason why the programming language was often blocked by default. Now, it’s become hard to imagine modern web design without JavaScript. JavaScript is especially important in the mobile internet – as a means of playing medi...

Hackr.io Compiles Tons of Learning Material for Common Programming Languages

Learners Rejoice. Hackr.io unites 113 different topic areas on its landing page. Among them, you’ll find every more or less common programming language, as well as database technologies, and cloud services. For each of these subjects, the Hackr.io community collects the best learning material the worldwide web ha...

Outdated Browser: Free Project Informs Your Visitors About the State of Their Browser

The problem is not as severe as it was several years ago. Nonetheless, even today, too many people are still surfing using an outdated browser. If your website is very up to date in terms of web standards, these people won’t be able to enjoy that. So, before they get angry at you, just give them a friendly notifi...

On-the-Fly Image Overlays using Cloudinary

Image overlay isn’t solely about having the right touch to create an amazing visual. You also need a great tool that simplifies the process. Cloudinary, a cloud-based image and video service for websites and mobile applications, is exactly the tool you need. How to Overlay Images First open a free Cloudinary account,...

Grade.js: Gradient Frames for Your Images Via JavaScript

What a bulky title for such a streamlined tool. Grade.js is a JavaScript library that you use to automatically frame your images. The interesting thing about that is that the frame is made up from a gradient of the two most dominant colors of the respective image. But try fitting that into a headline… Grade.js: ...

Quill 1.0 – Better Rich Text Editor for Web Apps

You know rich text editors. They turn simple text fields into some type of text processing environment. Each WordPress blogger uses one, the TinyMCE, which is still standard in the world’s most popular CMS. Quill is a more advanced member of the same species. Quill’s Project Website. (Screenshot: Dr. Web...

Fall 2016: New Animation Tools With and Without JavaScript

The two animation tools that I would like to introduce you to today are not of the run-of-the-mill kind. They are not animation generalists, but rather specialists for small application areas. The JavaScript Granim.js allows you to create animations with color gradients, while Radiobox.css is all about the looks of you...