Meteor is far more than a quick prototyping tool, but it sure is great for prototyping. In this tutorial, Tom Coleman will walk us through the process of turning a simple HTML wireframe into a functional application in a surprisingly simple number of steps. We’ll be creating a simple wireframe of a chatroom application. The process he's trying to demonstrate is starting with a pure HTML/CSS wireframe, done in Meteor for convenience, which can then very easily be transformed into a real application, thanks to the ease of Meteor development.
For a long time, the only way to write custom controls in jQuery was to extend the $.fn namespace. This works well for simple widgets, however, as you start building more stateful widgets, it quickly becomes cumbersome. To aid in the process of building widgets, the jQuery UI team introduced the Widget Factory, which removes most of the boilerplate that is typically associated with managing a widget.
In this article we are going to discuss what is AJAX, how it works, what you can do with it, what are the advantages and the fall backs. The goal here is to try and explain how the Ajax works, by giving you a detailed explanation of the whole process along with some graphics and live examples. So lets get started.
Issues of cross-browser compatibility, screen resolution and inconsistent HTML and CSS code are things of the past in mobile development. Developers who are still grappling with these issues are far behind the times and need to learn a few new tricks. Mobile developers today are widening the scope of their expertise; they are not only solving these issues but are developing mobile websites that have impressive layouts, are touch-friendly and are based on frameworks that work flawlessly on smartphones and tablets.