Standardizing development environments with Vagrant
This is the first article of a series in which we'll explain our development process industrialisation. We'll describe how we went from a team of individuals doing things together but artisanally, to a more industrial and qualitative approach. This first topic talks about how we standardized our development environments with Vagrant.
This is a post I wrote for NOE interactive.Read the rest of this article on NOE's blog
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Even on some very famous websites and blogs based on the WordPress platform, such as Smashing Magazine or Webdesigner Depot for example, the comment forms are not checked prior to submission. Which means that if the user hits the submit button without actually filling any information, he is redirected to the famous error: "Error: please fill the required fields (name, email).".
Thanks to jQuery and its plugins, it is possible to change the way those forms are handled, in order to obtain slick effects, and an overall better user experience.
In this tutorial, we'll associate the validation plugin, and the form plugin, to get a contact form that is validated before submission, and submitted via ajax. Why don't you give it a try?
When you wish to create a picture gallery, there are several steps involved in the process. In this tutorial, we will see how you can set everything up, and then add, remove, or edit pictures in your gallery, in a simple and dynamic manner. Finally, we will explain how we can setup the jQuery lightbox plugin in order to work with our pictures.
What are the benefits of this solution? This methods is sooo easy to setup, but still achieves quite a lot. Little efforts, great rewards. You only have to put your images in a folder, and give that folder path to the class. You also tell the class how big you want your pictures to be, and it handles all the hard work for you. Just by calling a method, you can see your gallery on the page. So if you are looking for a fast and convenient way to put an image gallery on a site, read on.
The Watch is a list of curated quality links about web development. I've been maintaining it for a year now so I thought I would share the results with everyone as this will probably be useful to somebody else. I select the links from Twitter mostly based on their usefulness. They contain interesting reads, points of views, helpful scripts, articles, resources... Well plenty of things worth bookmarking when you are interested in web development.Read more