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April 3, 2012

How to talk to the parent page from an iframe

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Somtimes you need a way to communicate with an iframe. Talking directly to the iframe can be done by sending parameters via the src URL, but what if you need a simple way to pass something from an iframe to the parent page? Well, the simplest way to ...

March 15, 2012

Infinite Scroll Loading Image and Text

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

So, many of you may have heard about the amazing jquery plug-in called 'Infinite-Scroll'. If you haven't you need to check it out here. Anyway, when I was trying to incorporate this plug-in to my site, it was very easy; however, I could not for the ...

March 2, 2012

Animating a Sprite with jQuery

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Animating a sprite with jQuery is very simple. I have created a simple sprite animation to show you how this is done. I have used a png image of Mario from the SNES 'Super Mario World'. You can see what the image looks like below: Check out the demo...

February 16, 2012

Getting to know your MediaTemple (dv) server

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

So, you finally upgraded from a Grid/Shared server and moved to a Dedicated Virtual (dv) server. MediaTemple sure knows how to entice people with their fancy graphics and awesome looking server images. Now, I know you didn't purchase this server just...

February 14, 2012

Impress JS - Truly Impressive Javascript

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

If you haven't had a chance to checkout Impress JS yet, then I would highly recommend doing so. What is Impress JS? Why... Thanks for asking. Impress JS is a light-weight javascript library for displaying presentations in your web browser. The Impres...

February 6, 2012

Coda - The ultimate web development tool

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

So, when I first switched to a mac, the IDE that fell in my lap was Coda. I was absolutely amazed at what this wonderful IDE app could do for me. I had heard a lot of people talking and praising TextMate so I decided to venture over to TextMate and s...

February 2, 2012

Why's Poignant Guide to Ruby

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

You're a PHP programmer and you know all about the latest and greatest frameworks. You are also pretty good with Wordpress themes and plugins. PHP seems to be the language for you... But, there's one framework... Or better yet 'language' that you ke...

November 10, 2011

Wordpress Multi-site from Sub-domain to Sub-directory

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

As many of you may know since Wordpress 3.0+ it is pretty easy to turn your single wordpress site into a multi-user or multi-wordpress site. If you are unsure of how to change from a single site to a multi-site, you can check out this article for How...

November 9, 2011

Creating a simple PHP login without a database

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

So, what if you want to create a simple PHP script without having to create a new database for a simple admin log-in to gain access to a certain page. Well, in this post I will run you through a 1 page php file that will allow you to have a log-in pa...

November 7, 2011

Creating a Jquery Exit Popup

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Isn't it super annoying when you visit a website and upon closing the page a Javascript alert Pops up and asks you if you really want to leave or stay on the site. Instead a less annoying way of doing this would be to use Jquery and when the users cu...

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