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Forum: BOOK: CSS Instant Results August 17th, 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By richard.york
You have a number of typos in your code, maybe...

You have a number of typos in your code, maybe there are typos in my original code, I don't know. I haven't even seen that code in a good few years. At least five years.

Proofread it thoroughly...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 6th, 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,837
Posted By richard.york
I've had problems calling certain files before...

I've had problems calling certain files before from a web server and not explicitly encoding a space to its URL-encoded entity, i.e., %20. So that might have something to do with it.

All of the...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 5th, 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,837
Posted By richard.york
The JSON format requires double quotes. {...

The JSON format requires double quotes.


{
"company" : "Springfield Electronics",
"title" : "Chief Widget Maker"
}
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 5th, 2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,837
Posted By richard.york
Can you post the relevant code, so we can see if...

Can you post the relevant code, so we can see if the code looks right?
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 16th, 2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By richard.york
OK, did my own tests, and it seems both methods...

OK, did my own tests, and it seems both methods work with regards to setting a checked attribute.
$("#ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder_pstCheckBox").attr("checked", "checked");
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 15th, 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By richard.york
I'll have to take your word for it, but when I...

I'll have to take your word for it, but when I tested that way of doing it, it did not work. But then again, that was a year and half, two years ago. Perhaps they have changed that in the newer...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 14th, 2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By richard.york
By the way, if you had your heart set on the DOM...

By the way, if you had your heart set on the DOM way, this is how you'd do it:

if ($("#ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder_fntCheckBox").get(0).checked) {
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery May 14th, 2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,830
Posted By richard.york
The "checked" attribute is not a boolean value. ...

The "checked" attribute is not a boolean value.

if ($("#ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder_fntCheckBox").attr("checked") == "checked") {
$("#ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder_pstCheckBox").attr("checked",...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery February 25th, 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By richard.york
In all my years of programming I've never noticed...

In all my years of programming I've never noticed any performance degradation.

I guess if you're making a really long page with thousands and thousands of elements, you'd see a performance cost. ...
Forum: BOOK Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Ed; ISBN: 978-0-470-09697-0 September 12th, 2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,947
Posted By richard.york
Pages 14 and 15 have instructions for turning on...

Pages 14 and 15 have instructions for turning on file extensions. If you aren't sure that you turned on file extensions, you may actually be making files with names like "Example_11-2.html.txt",...
Forum: BOOK Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Ed; ISBN: 978-0-470-09697-0 September 12th, 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,724
Posted By richard.york
The first part of your question deals with...

The first part of your question deals with cascading style sheet rules and specificity. The letter doesn't become white, because you have a previous rule that overrides it.

p {
font:larger...
Forum: BOOK Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Ed; ISBN: 978-0-470-09697-0 September 12th, 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Posted By richard.york
Centering blocks is covered in my book in Chapter...

Centering blocks is covered in my book in Chapter 7, page 220. You can center a block by applying the declaration margin: auto; in a CSS rule referencing the item you want to center. Also covered...
Forum: BOOK Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Ed; ISBN: 978-0-470-09697-0 September 12th, 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,947
Posted By richard.york
Walk me through what you're doing step-by-step. ...

Walk me through what you're doing step-by-step. What program are you using to create the files? How are you saving the files (what file name)? What browser are you using to preview your work? ...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery August 14th, 2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,316
Posted By richard.york
You don't have to use the same name if you find...

You don't have to use the same name if you find it confusing, another common name for that function is "init()". Use whatever makes sense to you. I use "Ready()" because I think that's the best...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery August 14th, 2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By richard.york
I've finally had an opportunity to play with the...

I've finally had an opportunity to play with the latest jQuery. So far I can confirm that the updated Datepicker will not work with the book's examples. Looking at its markup, I can see that they...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery August 6th, 2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By richard.york
I'm sorry to hear that the book's examples aren't...

I'm sorry to hear that the book's examples aren't playing well with the latest jQuery. I'll try to investigate the updated jQuery soon and make some posts here about what's changed with regards to...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery July 6th, 2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,298
Posted By richard.york
Any file with a name that starts with a dot can...

Any file with a name that starts with a dot can be ignored.

I think the code you're looking for in Chapter 1 is in the Example 1-1 folder.

Some of the "Figure" folders will be empty because...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery July 6th, 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,706
Posted By richard.york
The naming conventions used for files in the book...

The naming conventions used for files in the book are the ones I like to use in my live projects. So, if you don't like spaces or capitalization, use whatever makes sense to you. As for whether...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 22nd, 2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
Hi there, The download works for me, can you...

Hi there,

The download works for me, can you describe the specific problem you're having with it?

If you still aren't able to download it, an updated archive should be posted on the Wrox...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 20th, 2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,132
Posted By richard.york
The two things I found are as follows: On...

The two things I found are as follows:

On page 72, the sentence "This will produce Figure 3-2 when run, although that figure is not actually shown here."... is ambiguous and should say something...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 19th, 2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
No worries man, we've all been there. [:)]

No worries man, we've all been there. [:)]
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 19th, 2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
Alright, well, I'm not sure what to suggest then....

Alright, well, I'm not sure what to suggest then. It works for me, I cleaned up the code and tested it and got the expected outcome.

I put everything in the same folder though.

So I still...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 19th, 2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
I posted the updated download on my own site as...

I posted the updated download on my own site as well:

http://www.deadmarshes.com/jQuery%20Book.zip
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 19th, 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
OK, after some investigation I found that there...

OK, after some investigation I found that there was some stuff missing from the download. There's supposed to be a folder with the jQuery source code, and another folder containing various images...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery June 19th, 2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By richard.york
All of the examples should be in the download. ...

All of the examples should be in the download. I'll look at the download package and make sure they're all there.

If you post all the code you're using I can give you a hand with troubleshooting...
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