Float Left, I’m Trying to Explain It

I’m trying to explain what float: left; really does. And no it is not a magic function to get divs side by side.

If you have developed a website you have come a cross this CSS style. You have used it, it has made incredible layouts for you and in the end you really have had no clue why you are using it. Continue reading Float Left, I’m Trying to Explain It

Javascript Reduce with String Concatenation Example

For many reduce function is unknown because you rarely need something like it. Reduce is actually a great function which helps your coding a lot if you learn how to use and when to use it.

Reduce takes an array and applies something to each value and returns only one value. In our example we will apply an array of strings to be concatenated together. Continue reading Javascript Reduce with String Concatenation Example

Zeplin Collaboration Tool Review

Lately I have been using a lot application called Zeplin. It is a collaboration tool between designers and developers. The main idea behind is that the designer can upload his or hers designs (mainly Sketch?) to the platform and all the details about it will be processed to easily viewable form. I as a developer have been using the application for a few months now on a daily basis and here are my thoughts about it. Continue reading Zeplin Collaboration Tool Review

jQuery Ajax Example with JSON Response

On one of my first big Javascript projects I learned how to use jQuery and especially its Ajax function. Nowadays I use the library almost everyday for displaying, fetching and controlling the web.

jQuery is a Javascript library which has been made to ease the development of JavaScript based websites and it offers massive framework for frontend web development. One major and maybe the best part of it is Ajax, Asynchronous JavaScript and XML. In common language you can you can load data into a website without refreshing it. On this post I will demonstrate how to use this function. Continue reading jQuery Ajax Example with JSON Response

jQuery Mobile Slider Example with Swiper

Have you ever wondered how have some websites managed to create so well performing mobile slider? The answer is Swiper.

jQuery Mobile Slider is something a lot of new mobile sites use these days to create horizontal sliding effects on their web pages. I have went through all of them to find the best one for my purposes. You can actually use even if you don’t have jQuery but you can surely use it as a plugin. This is the second post in my web slider post series and on this post I’m going to show you an very simple example of mobile optimized and well running slider. Continue reading jQuery Mobile Slider Example with Swiper