Tag Archives: jquery

Trigger Basic Auth Dialog with jQuery / AJAX

05 May 2017

We’re all familiar with basic authentication (or should be) – my experience with it has been via cPanel or doing it by hand on *nix servers. Once setup it just works. The other day I was integrating an app into a service where the dev environment had basic authentication on it. My AJAX calls were […]

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Templating with jQuery

11 Jan 2016

There are a few templating libraries available which you could use to create templates for your apps. While its easy enough to learn how to use them you could also just as easily create your own external template files for your jQuery-based projects using the jQuery skills you already have. Discussed here is a simple […]

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jqPlot Memory Leak

20 Nov 2013

Today I was brought into a conversation with our iOS developer about a portion of a client’s app that utilizes a charting component done in jQuery that is displayed via a web view. TestFlight showed the app crashing during prolonged use of the charting application. The first thing I thought was that memory wasn’t being […]

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Mixing jQuery and reCaptcha in Forms

06 Oct 2013

The business of collecting user data includes the ubiquitous form. The thing with forms is that they are the first to see abuse on the Internet and if left unprotected your inbox or database will soon be overrun with spam. One of many methods of protecting forms is the CAPTCHA. CAPTCHAs require that a user […]

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Preventing jQuery Mobile Page Flicker

11 Jun 2013

One irritating artifact of using jQuery Mobile is the page flickering that happens when changing pages – most noticeable on Android but sometimes on iOS as well. Here’s how to get rid of it… First, make sure you have the proper viewport meta in your document: … <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0"> … […]

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