JavaScript

Live Query Plugin for jQuery

I spent a few hours yesterday trying to solve a jQuery problem that I was having…until I came across the excellent Live Query Plugin by Brandon Aaron which had already solved it for me. First, the blurb is: Live Query utilizes the power of jQuery selectors by binding events or firing callbacks for matched elements… | Read on »

Getting into Gears: Offline Web App Tutorial – Part 2

In the first part of this tutorial I took a look at some of the background to Gears; the code example showed how to initialise Gears, and create a database (with a table definition). Apologies for the delay in getting the second part out of the drafts section of the blog. In this section, I’ll… | Read on »

Getting into Gears: Offline Web App Tutorial – Part 1

Growing numbers of web applications have been dipping their toes into providing offline access using Gears. Recent examples include Google Reader (Google originally developed Gears before releasing it as an open source project), Remember the Milk, WordPress (in Version 2.6), with planned integrations from MySpace and Gmail. Offline access provides a way for a user… | Read on »