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Swap and Re-Order Divs Smoothly Using jQuery – Swapsies Plugin

July 9th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
Well, it’s about time but I’ve finally taken the plunge and wrote my first jQuery plugin. I’ll admit, the decision wasn’t voluntary but a scenario on a recent project required a specific function that I couldn’t find had been previously catered for so I decide...

Using jQuery’s jCarousel Lite and Thickbox in Harmony

July 7th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
There are two jQuery plugins that I probably use more than any others. These are jCarousel Lite by Ganeshji Marwaha and Thickbox by Cody Lindley. jCarousel Lite – This plugin allows you to navigate images and/or HTML in a carousel-style widget. Thickbox – Designed to show a sin...

CodeIgniter Google Maps V3 API Library

July 2nd, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, PHP, Web Development.
In early May 2010 I wrote a Google Maps API library for CodeIgniter. This used Version 2 of the Google API and was pretty limited. Well, I’ve been working tirelessly over the past weeks to get a new version wrote that uses Version 3 of the API instead and I am very pleased to announc...