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{ Monthly Archives } May 2009

Keyboard accesibility in flexcal

I added keyboard accessibility to flexcal, based on the AOL style guide. Tabbing into the trigger for a textpopup makes it pop. The focus remains on the input element and requires another tab to put the focus on the calendar (a bit awkward to require two tabs but I didn't want to have the input […]

Getting flexcal to Work With the Theme Switcher

Just checking. No reason it shouldn't work with the jQuery UI themeswitcher. The slot machine animation has a white background, which looks off with some themes. The text color for the dates unfortunately is (by the CSS specificity rules) overridden by the blog's text color, so dark themes are near unreadable. Slot Machine Transition Cycle […]

flexcal Slot Machine

Modified 2009-05-19 to use a simpler technique to make it inline. OK, one more flexcal transition, inspired by Stefan Petre's jQuery slot machine. I should have been balancing my checkbook, but my kids thought this was cooler. $('#slots').flexcal({ transition: function(o){ var pane = o.elements.eq(1-o.currSlide), origTable = pane.find('table'); o.elements.eq(o.currSlide).css({zIndex: 1}).animate({top: -o.$cont.height()}, 'normal', 'easeInBack'); pane.css({top: o.$cont.height(), zIndex: […]

flexcal and cycle

Updated for jQuery UI 1.8 and cycle 2.81, but it doesn't work so well anymore The alert reader will notice that the parameters for the transition animation for my flexcal widget are the same as that used by Mike Alsup's cycle plugin. My hope was that I could use { transition: $ } and be […]