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{ Daily Archives } Friday, January 2013

google.load('jquery') is Dead

Not sure when this happened, but google.load('jquery', '1') is frozen at 1.7.1. Now the official Google Libraries recommends loading the version explicitly: <script src="//"></script>. That means I have to edit my pages by hand every time they come out with a new version. I suppose that makes things stabler; I don't upgrade until I want […]

screenfade, a New jQuery Plugin

tl;dr: use $.screenfade(callback) to gently fade the screen to white, have the callback make changes, then fade the screen back in. Download the code.See the demo. I like WordPress's full screen editor mode for distraction-free editing, and I especially liked how gradually it fades the full screen in and out. Making a text box fill […]