jQuery has changed the way many Ajax developers code. Its simple and easy to understand framework is second to none. Along with the development side of things, jQuery also opened the door for designers to create awesome interfaces with features that were not possible before. Creating themes for jQuery components used to take time, but with a little help from Filament Group, making themes is, well… fun.
There are more short URL generators than you can shake a stick at. Some of these generators have been upping their service to more than just offering short URLs. The belief that doing simple things extraordinarily well will set you apart is especially true when it comes to perhaps the next big URL shortener named Cligs.
When creating a web application it is essential that we test to see if it will work in the “real world” before releasing it into the wild. To test our application many of us use the ever tedious “insert” command in phpMyAdmin to create dummy records. This is a long process and more often than not we simple copy the records of the one before. Generate Data fixes this.
Writing the .htaccess file for our website is a pain. Many times when I want to do something simple, I end up denying access to one part of my website or another. Another problem I run into is removing the “www” and sending visitors to specific error pages. No longer will this be a problem, thanks to .htaccessEditor.
Sometimes choosing a color can be a bit intimidating, and for good reason. There’s 16.7 millions colors for you to choose from! The one question you have to answer for yourself then is which color are you going to choose? Or should I say, Kuler?
Most popular blogs and websites have those small 80 pixel x 15 pixel buttons on their website. (Maybe that’s why they’re so popular? Not really.) Sometimes a tool comes along to make a simple yet tedious job suddenly seem unlike what it was before – productive. This little web application will help you make that familiar “RSS VALID” badge and help you create a few custom ones yourself.
So you have a great site, your visitor notices this too, and wants to grab some of your greatness to his or her own website, blog or facebook. What’s a man to do?! The answer is simple: have a widget. And if you want to make an incredible (and I mean incredible) widget, look no further than a modest widget creator named Sprout.