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Created by James on November 01, 2012 13:51:42    Last update: November 01, 2012 13:51:42
One way to vertically center a line of text in a container div is to set line-height to be the same as the height of the container. But that requires specifying line-height in pixels. This technique avoids that. <!doctype html> <html> <head> <style typ...
Created by James on January 10, 2011 12:35:53    Last update: November 04, 2011 19:28:03
The events mouseover and mouseout are fired when the mouse enters/leaves the element where the event handlers are registered, and any nested elements which do not handle these events (because of event bubbling ). The events mouseenter and mouseleave are fired only when the mouse enters/leaves the specified element. Nested elements do not come into play. This following is a test page. You need Firebug to view the console output. Or use the JavaScript Executor bookmarklet. If none of these are available, an alert will popup (but you won't be able to fully test with alert.). <!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head> <title>jQu... For the above test page, when you move the mouse through both the outer and inner areas of the mouseover/mouseout rectangle, the output is...
Created by James on March 02, 2011 12:29:38    Last update: March 11, 2011 08:42:50
jQuery event delegation allows you to bind event handlers to elements not yet created, under these conditions: The DOM element must nest inside the element to which the event is delegated to The inner element must not stop event bubbling The opposite of delegate is undelegate . <!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head> <title>jQu...
Created by James on September 07, 2010 03:11:39    Last update: January 11, 2011 20:28:33
I didn't know how hard it was to vertically align something to the middle until I had to do it. An excellent writeup about the various techniques (or should I say hacks?) to achieve this is here: http://blog.themeforest.net/tutorials/vertical-centering-with-css/ Here I present a technique with the help of jQuery. To make it simple, what I'm doing is to display a single line of text in the middle of the page instead of at the top. The markup is made simple because the logic is moved to JavaScript. There are two requirements to make this work: The parent container uses relative positioning jQuery code added to re-position the content with absolute positioning <!doctype html> <html> <head> <title>Vert... For some reason, the following code did not work although...
Created by James on October 15, 2010 20:10:26    Last update: October 15, 2010 20:10:26
Download the Cufon Javascript and save it as cufon-yui.js . Generate the font JavaScript and save it as myfont.js (upload the font file through http://cufon.shoqolate.com/generate/ ). Add these lines to the header element: <script type="text/javascript" src="cufon-yui.js">... Replace selected elements with JavaScript like this: <script type="text/javascript"> Cufon.rep... Full HTML page: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>C... Reference: Cufonize Your Pages – How to add Cufon to your Web Design
Created by Fang on April 01, 2010 22:24:58    Last update: April 02, 2010 02:49:38
In this note I'll show you how to create and package a JSP custom tag. The purpose of this tag is to display a random splash image for a home page, among a set of images. We should be able to add or delete candidate splash images from the WAR archive without the need to change the JSP. This is the intended use of the tag: <%@ taglib uri="http://custom.tag.com/demo" prefix... In the above example you provide a set of images named splash*.png (e.g., splash1.png, spalsh2.png, ...), and the tag will pick a random one to display when the JSP is rendered. Let's get started. I'll use Maven for this purpose. Create the standard Maven directory structure ./pom.xml ./src ./src/main ./src/main/jav... pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"... SplashTag.java package tagdemo; import java.util.ArrayList......