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Prevent jQTouch Links Going Back or to Homepage

February 23rd, 2011 - Posted by Steve Marks to (X)HTML / CSS, Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
Thanks to jQTouch making apps for the iOS (and infact any platform) can now be achieved with nothing more than knowledge of HTML, CSS and jQuery. The purpose of this post isn’t to tell you how to make one of these apps (for that I recommend this excellent tutorial) but rather to expl...

Five Tips to Help Put a Website Live Successfully and On Time

February 11th, 2011 - Posted by Steve Marks to Web Development.
As a web developer it’s a great feeling to set a site live and to see all of your hard work pay off as people begin to use it. During my time in the industry I’ve been lucky enough to be involved with a few hundred site “go-lives” which thankfully, touch wood, on th...

Removing Output From a cURL Transfer in PHP

February 9th, 2011 - Posted by Steve Marks to PHP, Web Development.
Whether telnetting, performing FTP actions or getting a webpage’s content, cURL provides a very simple way to communicate with other servers over a wide array of protocols. PHP incorporates functionality to assist with using cURL making it easy to carry out tasks with just a few line...

JavaScript new Date() Returning NaN in IE or Invalid Date in Safari

February 8th, 2011 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
When it comes to programming, working with dates can be tricky. Luckily however most languages have done the hard work already and come with some kind of built-in date functionality to assist us. JavaScript inparticular has lots of useful functions to aid in getting, setting and outputting...