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1answer
22 views

Creating a voting platform for submissions during timeperiod

I have a site where stories are submitted at any time by users. The staff would like the ability to create a voting period at any time. For example, they can choose to open up voting from today until ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Bootstrap Active tab on modal hidden [migrated]

I am using Bootstrap as Framework for designing a form, the form has fields in several tabs, I added a onSubmit event that displays a modal if there are any empty field cancels the submit and focuses ...
11
votes
5answers
975 views

Is it beneficial to study past the basics of a core language when the primary goal is to rely on its framework? [closed]

Please keep in mind this is not another 'How much [insert programming language here] should I know before moving onto [insert framework here]?' What I'd like to know is how beneficial is it to learn ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Caching large amount of ajax returned objects

I'm building an application which fetches large amount of items with ajax requests via other application API. It returns me 6k - 30k js objects which are used multiple times across various application ...
0
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0answers
6 views

js: input file to json with for example JSON.stringify [migrated]

I want to convert a html input file to a json string like this: var jsonString = JSON.stringify(file); console.log( file ); console.log( jsonString ); Now, in my firebug: File { size=360195, ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Javascript Module pattern with DOM ready [migrated]

I am writing a JS Module pattern to test out code and help me understand the pattern, using a JS Fiddle. What I can't figure out is why my "private methods" on line 25 and 26, when referenced via DOM ...
0
votes
1answer
117 views

How to handle mutiple API calls using javascript/jquery

I need to build a service that will call multiple API's at the same time and then output the results on the page (Think of how a price comparison site works for example). The idea being that as each ...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

Should I use my own public API on my site (via JS)?

First of all, this question is far more different other 'public api questions' like this: Should a website use its own public API?, second, sorry for my English. You can find the question summarized ...
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votes
2answers
229 views

Javascript, JQuery and now AngularJS What is happening? [closed]

I have been away from computers for about 3 years and starting to get back into programming. Lots has changed in resources and help sites available on the web especially the evolving StackExchange ...
3
votes
1answer
118 views

How to handle asynchronous calls in an offline application

I'm using an offline application's javascript API and I'd like to know if I can use deferred objects to handle the callbacks. The API calls do not use HTTP, the calls are to and from the applications ...
-1
votes
1answer
159 views

Javascript/ui framework to compliment WebAPI/TypeScript/ASP.NET MVC? [closed]

We're about to venture into building a brand new SAAS application that needs to have a great looking and sophisticated front end. The UI is meant to be single-page, built on top of Web API and using ...
2
votes
3answers
150 views

jQuery - When to Bind Event Listeners?

I'm building a medium-sized "single-page" JavaScript application using jQuery. If you include all possible functionality of the application, there are 134 click bindings. Since most of the content is ...
-5
votes
1answer
81 views

How to make your JavaScript private? [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to make your JavaScript private from client side?
-3
votes
3answers
448 views

How to not let anyone inspect elements of a webpage?

I was thinking to make some jQuery functions that will use ajax to control mysql. The whole idea is to make separate files of PHP (e.g query.php, addRow.php, update.php and delete.php) provide data to ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Persist AJAX values [closed]

I have a simulator that pulls data from a DB - calculates and return JSON result to an ajax call that renders a table for the results. The calculation procedure are as follow: grab X number of data ...
0
votes
2answers
85 views

Intermittent flickering on mouse move [closed]

We have an internal website that is written in javascript and jquery and is only used in with ie8. Everything is fine but after a certain time, screen flickering starts to occur when the mouse ...
24
votes
5answers
2k views

Tight Coupling Between Javascript, HTML, and CSS: A More Modern Approach?

It's very common to see Javascript bound to certain selectors to find elements, store data, and listen for events. It's also common to see these same selectors used for styling. jQuery (and its ...
0
votes
1answer
267 views

How does jQuery's mechanism of event handlers work

I'm in the need of widen my perspective on the framework libraries, to be able to make well aware choices of if/which/when to add a framework to a website. One thing that got my attention was event ...
0
votes
3answers
164 views

When/Where to create/assign event handlers to its elements

Lets say I have the following code // JS $(function(){ $('[data-mc=logout]').click(function(){ if (!confirm(myconfig.msg['asklogout'])) { return false; ...
0
votes
0answers
181 views

Javascript design pattern with jQuery Widget factory

I am using the jQuery widget framework for creating some graphical elements on a webpage, and I have a conseptual question about the overall structure of the code. I have 3 classes A, B and C which ...
0
votes
2answers
270 views

“Match Making” script, a way without involving the database and php?

I am writing a matchmaking script for a game through a web portal. For the past few days I have been looking into the different options and I believe the following approach would be the most optimal ...
2
votes
1answer
183 views

Recommended architecture for an interactive table widget with multiple behaviors in Javascript / jQuery

Use case: For an administration UI, I want an interactive table widget with a number of behaviors: Collapse / expand (yes, this means the rows are a hierarchy) Update of data in a child cell based ...
2
votes
2answers
495 views

Combination of asp.net server side + html/js/jQuery client side

While working with asp.net, I came to an approach that uses asp.net services for the data/business logic layer and html/javascript/jquery for the UI layer, because I could not reach the needed level ...
-3
votes
2answers
844 views

Why is Javascript faster than Jquery? [closed]

I was reading a thread and saw this post, which says that Javascript is faster than Jquery because it uses native code. But why is the use of native code faster? Is this always the case? What ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Should my statefull widget generate necessary html itself?

What behaviour should be preferred for widget initialization: 1) Required HTML is generated by widget itself: Layout: <div id="my-widget"/> Initialization: $('#my-widget').myWidget(); // ...
0
votes
2answers
112 views

Approach to develop an inline editor for enumerated lists

Background Looking to develop a WYSIWYG editor for ordered lists so that people can directly edit lists of instructions on a web page. Problem The contentEditable attribute is woefully immature for ...
1
vote
2answers
322 views

Forcing users to use Javascript

This is more of a business / ethics type of question that incorporates programming principles. So I as a developer will be selling a database driven web application to a local college university. I am ...
0
votes
3answers
424 views

How to approach multiple page form with just one save option

The screen shot shows the magento product upload page. The left nav allows you to switch to different options for the product. Basically each option in the left nav appears as a different page. ...
0
votes
5answers
220 views

Why do we write the action to be performed by a function in jQuery inside the parentheses?

Generally whenever we're programming in any Programming language, say C, we would pass the parameters we need to pass to a function using the parentheses next to the name of the function. Whereas in ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Technique to deal with occasionally blocking json api?

I have a web app that occasionally (after some idleness) will block a very simple request for small chunks of data (30~50 kb) up to 20 or so seconds. Assuming I can't refactor or modify the API, is ...
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votes
2answers
374 views

Do I need to learn Javascript to make decent websites? [closed]

Hello I have been using C++ and Java for years. For better or for worse, I have always looked at JavaScript as not as powerful as these languages and therefore probably not worth my time and effort to ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

Organisation of $(document).ready

I have some code that looks something like this, except rather than 2 sections, there are about 20, and they have real code in them: /*------------ * Contents: * 1. Load slider * 2. Check form ...
-1
votes
2answers
357 views

Is there any way to detect on a website if the mouse has not been moved for awhile? [closed]

I want an element to appear in case the website has not been used for a while and make it disappear after it is being used again. Is there any way to detect on a website if the mouse has not been ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

How do you unit test a User Interface? [closed]

I use JavaScript with JQuery for a Rails application. I have some dynamic behaviour in this one. As a Ruby developper, I like TDD/BDD, specialy with RSpec. For the moment, I test my JavaScript ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to test functions or the code inside $(document).ready() using Jasmine?

I have multiple functions and a lot of code inside $(document).ready(function()). I am using jasmine to test the functions inside the ready function as well as the code inside ready() but when the ...
-3
votes
3answers
2k views

HTML + CSS or HTML5 + CSS3 or HTML5 + jQuery [closed]

I want to be a good UI Developer. I'm confused whether I should learn (I need some serious suggestions): 1) HTML + CSS + JavaScript or HTML5 + CSS3 + JavaScript or HTML5 + CSS3 + jQuery 2) Is it ...
1
vote
1answer
368 views

Are there any benefits to removing unused script files in a web site/project?

VS Web sites/projects come loaded with several .js files, most of which I don't use (e.g., I use a CDN for newer versions of jQuery and jQuery-UI). I know it's safe to remove these unneeded .js files ...
0
votes
1answer
606 views

What is the pronunciation of $ / $. in jquery [closed]

When you are reading jQuery code aloud and you get to anything that uses $, do you pronounce that as "dollar sign", "jQuery", "jQuery selector". Is there some other pronunciational shorthand for the ...
9
votes
3answers
2k views

Object Oriented Programming in JavaScript. Is there life without it? [duplicate]

At our company we have pretty large body of PrototypeJS based JavaScript code, which we are porting to jQuery for several reasons (not really important here). I'm trying to set up coding guidelines to ...
2
votes
2answers
544 views

Client side web development, general question

I'm a novice web developer, mostly worked with ASP.NET. On the server side, everything is very well documented and whenever there is an error, you get an explanatory error message. But on the client ...
1
vote
2answers
188 views

Finding the possible combinations of x switches out of y being true

I am working on an algorithm to find possible fills for gaps in text. My function will receive as input: (example) [false,"o",false,"b",false,"r"] representing the string "foobar" with some values ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

What's the protocol for a autoexecuting JQuery plugin?

I have a jQuery Plugin that I use myself which modifies the selected value of select items on a page. In my own code the plugin automatically executes as soon as it is included in the page this code ...
1
vote
1answer
169 views

Why do we program each file separately and place them in separate folders and how do all these file come together?

I was wondering how the cover flow effect is coded. I used this link which gave me the code on how it all worked out : http://luwes.co/labs/js-cover-flow/. I am completely new to complex programs so ...
21
votes
5answers
2k views

How do I convince my boss (and other devs) to use/consider Unobtrusive JavaScript

I'm pretty new in our develepors team. I need some strong arguments and/or "pitfall" examples, so my boss will finally understand the advantages of Unobtrusive JavaScript, so that he, and the rest of ...
2
votes
1answer
228 views

How to dynamically add new posts once they are created

I am trying to design an application where users can make posts with Django on the backend. Right now I have to refresh the page with JavaScript every 20 or 30 seconds to check for new posts that ...
2
votes
2answers
226 views

Using which technique does facebook and pininterest show images?

If anybody has ever noticed that when you open a image in Facebook something like this happens:- suppose you are at your homepage on Facebook:- the URL is https://www.facebook.com/ now if you open a ...
5
votes
1answer
272 views

Creating and assigning console.log a new object

I have seen code like this in several places: (function() { var method; var noop = function noop() {}; var methods = [ 'assert', 'clear', 'count', 'debug', 'dir', 'dirxml', ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Suggestions for html tag info required for jQuery Plugin

I have written a tiny bit of jQuery which simply selects all the Select form elements on the page and sets the selected property to the correct value. Previously I had to write code to generate the ...
28
votes
6answers
24k views

Advantages of using pure JavaScript over JQuery

What are the advantages of using Javascript-only versus using JQuery-only? I have limited experience with JavaScript and JQuery coding. I've added bits and snippets of each to HTML pages but I've ...
2
votes
2answers
386 views

is it safe to use jQuery and MooTools together?

I just need to know is it safe to use jQuery and MooTools Together in one web framework? I am not trying create application using both of them, but I am in a situation where I need to modify mootool ...