Uploading files using AJAX directly to S3

Chris White, Laravel Developer: For most situations using S3 is a no brainer, but the majority of developers transfer their user’s uploads to S3 after they have received them on the server side. This doesn’t have to be the case, your user’s web browser can send the file directly to an S3 bucket. You don’t […]

Ajax is “broken” in iOS6

In iOS6, POST requests over XHR seem to be cached quite aggressively. Luckily, it’s fixable: After a bit of investigation, turns out that Safari on iOS6 will cache POSTs that have either no Cache-Control headers or even Cache-Control: max-age=0. The only way I’ve found of preventing this caching from happening at a global level rather […]

jQuery.serializeAnything : Serialize anything (and not just forms!)

Code snippet I found somewhere in my archive: jQuery.serializeAnything() is a jQuery Extension that serializes any element you specify, in contrast to jQuery’s builtin serialize() function which is limited to serializing form elements only.