The jQuery documentation is great, very complete, nicely written and with a lot of examples and demos. The only thing that bugs me is the way we have to find the right documentation for what we search for. Try to search for the .is() function for example. Over 100 matches before the actual function I […]
Use of this plugin is not recommended anymore. Use data-* attributes and $.fn.data instead. This was a possible solution, a long time ago. A few weeks ago former colleague Jurriaan wrote a PrototypeJS extension to accessing data stored within classes of HTML elements. Basically it comes down to assigning extra classes (classes such as gender_male […]
The jQuery author talks about the DOM: Nearly every method is broken in some way, in some browser
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.
One of the functions I use quite regularly when working with jQuery is .attr(). Right now – at work – I’m fiddling around in Prototype, and noticed I kept on writing .attr() which – quite evidently – doesn’t exist. Okay, I can use Prototype’s .readAttribute() and .writeAttribute() but that’s quite a hassle: I want one […]
Yea yeah, the jquery docs are down. Over at Learning jQuery you can find some alternative jQuery documentation sources 😉