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Parse XML with jQuery without a plugin

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A few days ago I found a jQuery Plugin called jParse that allows you to quickly and easily parse XML.  While this is a great plugin and does exactly as it says, I personally try not to use too many plugins in my JavaScript Programing.  So I decided to write a tutorial to show you how easy it actually is to Parse XML via jQuery. Lets first take a look at the XML file we are… Read more »


Great Accordion Scripts

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Last Week NetTuts posted a great tutorial about Creating an Accordion Effect using Prototype and Scriptaculous javascript libraries. I thought that this post was very informative yet simple. So I scoured the internet for some great According Scripts that will accomplish this effect using various coding methods. Simple javascript Accordian – The Simple JavaScript accordion script is my favorite. It is very small script at about 1kb and it requires no frameworks. It works in… Read more »


10 Free Chart Scripts

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This week I’ve been working on a project that required data to be shown visually. I needed a Chart Script that was attractive yet gets the data across. The Charts scripts below are built using JavaScript, Flash, Silverlight, and Java. Flot – Flot is a pure Javascript plotting library for jQuery. The focus is on easy usage , attractive plots and interactive features. With Flot you can interact with the data, look at specific data… Read more »


Beginner jQuery Tutorials

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Hey Everyone! Sorry I haven’t been around posting last week. I’ve been really busy with freelance gigs and I haven’t had time to get to posting. Anyway one of my clients last week required some major Javascript/Ajax coding. I decided to go with the jQuery Framework since I’ve never used it and I’ve heard great things. The tutorials below are a great ways to start learning jQuery. 15 Days of jQuery – This site has… Read more »


Programing Cheat Sheets

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After learning a few programing languages it gets hard remembering all of the functions and properties that programing languages come with. Below is a list of Cheat sheets to make your coding experience much easier and faster. The list is categorized by languages. ActionScript ActionScript Cheat Sheet – Covers everything from ActionScript 2.0 to ActionScript 3.0 and Even Adobe AIR. Ajax/JavaScript Frameworks Prototype Cheat Sheet – Detailed methods and properties of each of the modules… Read more »