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Created by Dr. Xi on February 13, 2012 20:59:35    Last update: February 13, 2012 20:59:54
The insertAttribute tag allows you to have a body as well as specify a default value, but both values are scriptless , i.e., scriptlet is not allowed in body: <tiles:insertAttribute name="javascript"> <scri... and defaultValue is output literally: <tiles:insertAttribute name="javascript" de... And, <put-attribute> in tiles definition does not replace the body of <tiles:insertAttribute> , it appends to the body!
Created by Fang on January 16, 2012 19:32:20    Last update: January 16, 2012 19:32:54
You can submit a form via Ajax by the jQuery Form Plugin . There are two main methods: ajaxForm : prepares a form for Ajax submit. Example: $('#myFormId').ajaxForm({ target: ... When the form is submitted, it is sent via Ajax. ajaxSubmit : submit a form via Ajax. Example: $('#myForm2').submit(function() { // i... jQuery Form Plugin is not in the core jQuery API, so you have to include an additional JS file: <head> <script type="text/javascript" ...
Created by Fang on November 28, 2011 21:04:15    Last update: November 28, 2011 21:04:15
Some innocent looking JavaScript may cause a fatal error in a Facelet page. For example: <script type="text/javascript"> if (items.lengt... or <script type="text/javascript"> // jQuery code ... Because Facelet is strict XML, therefore, < and > must be escaped. There are several ways to deal with this: Do not embed JS code directly in the page. Put the code in .js files and include it in the page with the src attribute. Put JS code in a CDATA section: <h:outputScript target="head"> <![CDATA... Use XML entities: <script type="text/javascript"> // jQuery code ...
Created by James on October 25, 2011 19:44:30    Last update: October 25, 2011 19:45:40
jQuery automatically maps HTML5 custom data attributes to data storage associated with the data() method. Here's an example: <html> <head> <script type="text/javascript"...
Created by James on April 04, 2011 19:41:51    Last update: April 04, 2011 19:41:51
Use the nodeName attribute to get the name of the HTML tag, tagName is not recommended . <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>jQu...
Created by James on July 04, 2009 16:30:40    Last update: January 11, 2011 21:21:59
If you are looking for a solution for a progress bar, I direct you to the following resources: Bare Naked App provides a simple and elegant solution based on pure CSS with two images. You control the percentage of completion through the background-position attribute of the CSS. HTML: <img src="/images/percentImage.png" alt="... CSS: img.percentImage { background: white url(/imag... Images: (percentImage.png) (percentImage_back.png) WebAppers extended the above solution with JavaScript. They also added several colored images: JQuery UI has a built-in progress bar widget. However, if you want to get to understand some of the foobar needed to get CSS to work (in general) through this example, stay with me for the rest of this note. Initially I was thinking, a progress bar should be easy: just make...
Created by James on May 24, 2009 20:14:25    Last update: January 11, 2011 20:07:38
In the following HTML code, I attached an inline handler to the text field input and added two event handlers with addEventListener / attachEvent . Both IE and Firefox called the inline handler first. But the order in which the added event handlers were called are different between IE and Firefox (IE calls attached_click2 first). Further, if I add the same event handler multiple times, IE calls the handler the same number of times. But Firefox only calls the same handler once, no matter how many times it was added. <html> <body> <form> Input: <input type="... You can attach an event handler to an HTML element either inline , with JavaScript , or by calling addEventListener (DOM level 2), or attachEvent (IE specific). When you...
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......
Created by Dr. Xi on January 29, 2009 21:33:44    Last update: January 30, 2009 17:43:33
You can use applet , object , or embed tags to embed an applet in your HTML page. However, The applet tag is interpreted by both IE and Mozilla family of browsers. The applet tag won't automatically download a JRE if the Java Plug-in isn't already installed. The object tag works only for IE The embed tag works only for Mozilla family of browsers, i.e., Firefox. Use applet tag: <applet code="MyApplet.class" width="200" ... Use object tag: <!-- latest JRE --> <OBJECT classid="clsid:... Use embed tag: <!-- highest JRE that supports MIME type ... Mixed object and embed tag: <object classid="clsid:8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9... You need to use a different name for the Mozilla embed tag and use that name to refer to the applet...
Created by Dr. Xi on January 30, 2009 16:57:12    Last update: January 30, 2009 17:25:36
The scriptable attribute defaults to false . However, even when you set it to true , there is a time delay between when the applet is loaded and when it becomes scriptable . The following code may fail: <html><body> <object classid="clsid:8AD9C840-04... You need to wrap the JavaScript like this: <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascrip...
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