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The blog of Dave Ingram

Category Archives: JavaScript

Shortcut for including social JavaScript

A while ago, I noticed that a lot of the social JavaScript plugins (Facebook, Google+, Twitter buttons) use pretty much the same code. I decided this was wasteful, so I refactored the common code into a tiny snippet. Now all you need to do is add the JavaScript code below to your page inside a […]

Gracefully degrading jQuery edit-in-place

I recently became curious about creating some edit-in-place controls: things that look like static text until you click them, and they magically become editable. It turns out that creating this sort of thing is almost trivial with jQuery, which is now my favourite JavaScript framework. I’m a big fan of functional-style programming, and jQuery plays […]

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