Filmstrip Buttons

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Controlling animated gifs with JavaScript is not possible, but using jQuery the same effect can be accomplished with this “filmstrip” technique.

Making cool Flash-like animated buttons without using Flash has lately become a reality with the JavaScript frameworks like Dojo, Mootools, Prototype and jQuery. A List Apart has a nice article on the subject. But the solutions I’ve seen all limit them to animating a CSS parameter over time. I wanted to take it a step further. (more…)

Horizontal mouseover autoscrolling gallery with Lightbox

Monday, November 16th, 2009

UPDATE: Component has been updated. Get it here.

I recently came in need of a horizontal scrolling image gallery written i JavaScript. The idea was to autoscroll on mouseover. Clicking the thumbnail would open the image in a nice Lightbox. See the example here.

I have worked with JavaScript frameworks like Dojo, Mootools and Prototype, but for this project I decided to give jQuery a go. (more…)

Make “top” command work with GeekTool on Snow Leopard

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Apple changed the usage of the “top” command in Terminal, so my output of processes ordered by CPU usage got broken in GeekTool. (more…)