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pulsating dots

a column of pulsing dots using css keyframes animation

5:47 am, March 13, 2020
html
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load a youtube video in a fancybox modal

With just a couple of lines of js and html you can load your video links in a modal lightbox. Get the latest version of the fancybox scripts (just the links) from here: https://cdnjs.com/libraries/fa..

10:46 pm, March 2, 2020
css
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using css linear gradient for background overlays

a few examples using css linear gradient for the background

12:34 am, February 17, 2020
wordpress
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wordpress get page content to display on template page

gets the page content and displays it on a template, this must use the post loop as shown in the code.

11:11 pm, February 3, 2020
javascript
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ES6 Nested Object Example

extracting variables from a nested object with new variable names

1:09 am, February 3, 2020
javascript
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ES5 vs ES6 Object Example

here you can see the syntax changes between ES5 vs ES6 Object declaration, you can still access the values in the same way.

12:41 am, February 3, 2020
javascript
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Use Recursion to Return a Range Array

using recursion to return a range array between the two numbers added

11:38 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
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Use Recursion to Count Down

just a slight change to the count up version of this, using unshift rather than push to the array.

10:29 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
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Use Recursion to Count Up

10:20 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
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Get the documentURI with JS

This function gets the current document URI assigns it to the variable documentURI so it can be reused and shows it in the result area once you click on run function.

10:06 pm, January 28, 2020
wordpress
jquery
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jquery document ready with foundation init as well

here is a jquery document ready that also loads the foundation js library. im not sure if the document foundation needs to be loaded in the document ready, but this way seems to work.

1:20 am, December 16, 2019
css
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center something with css not using flex

This is how you can center something in another element if you dont want to use the flex method.  You will need the relative position on the outer element, and the absolute on the center one unl..

12:56 am, December 13, 2019
linux
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how to unzip in linux

How to easily unzip in linux sudo apt install unzip unzip myzip.zip done.

11:51 pm, December 5, 2019
php
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php mysql table exists function

this checks if a mysql table already exists in the selected database and returns true or false

4:25 am, December 2, 2019
php
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how to display a php file as html with php

you can use the following function to show a php source file as html

3:50 am, December 2, 2019
jquery
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jquery add a click function if the window size is greater than target_width

this function will add a click event to the target if the window size is greater than the target_width

2:03 am, December 2, 2019
jquery
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jquery enable and disable attribute

enable and disable an element

12:12 am, December 2, 2019
javascript
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js using recursion to create a range of numbers

in this we will create a function that calls its self to add to an array a range of numbers

4:25 am, November 25, 2019
php
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php convert date now into a sql timestamp

an easy way to get the current date from php into a mysql or sql timestamp format, this uses the server time

12:43 am, November 25, 2019
html
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add google captcha to enable and disable a form button

This will check if the google checkbox is checked and then enable or disable the form button depending on the outcome. This is just a basic version of this check, you should also check that the captu..

12:14 am, November 12, 2019
php
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Generate a Random User Name

a function that will generate a random user name from a list of user names

11:33 pm, November 11, 2019
windows
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Using Node to get a Web Dev Environment with livereload up and running

this is how i get a live reloading dev environment up and running on my windows pc's using node , npm and browsersync.

12:38 am, November 11, 2019
javascript
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Using the Spread Operator to Evaluate Arrays In-Place Tests

My tests using the Spread Operator rather than the apply function. In the 1st function show_max_array i use the apply operator to convert the array into comma seperated values. In the show_max_array..

1:02 am, October 14, 2019
javascript
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Using the rest operator to pass in a variable amount of arguments

If you don't know how many parameters you will need in your function you can use the rest operator to pass them in. ...

5:49 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
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Default Parameters for Functions

You can pass in default parameters for functions so that if the function is used with no parameter it will use the default one.

5:23 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
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Complex Arrow Function Example

Here is an example using a Complex or Higher Order arrow function, which slightly reduces the amount of code lines used. This should return the square root of all positive integers passed into it.

5:14 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
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Writing Arrow Functions with Parameters

you can pass parameters to arrow functions as well as shown in the following demo, these functions are only meant to be used once where normal functions can be re-used.

12:36 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
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using arrow functions to convert small functions into one line statement functions

in this exercise i will take a function variable and write it in one line using the arrow function

12:09 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
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Prevent Object Mutation

This shows how you can lock an object so its content cannot be modified. if you comment out the line Object.freeze(my_object); it will allow it to be modified again.

11:16 pm, September 30, 2019
javascript
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Changing an array declared with const

a const means that you cannot re-declare the variable name, but you can still mutate an array content that is declared as a const. so you can see in the following example that even though the array is..

6:17 am, September 30, 2019
php
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return a state name from an australian postcode

this will return an australian state code based on the postcode, so you can enter a valid postcode and see which state it belongs too. e.g: 2000 should return NSW

11:25 pm, September 29, 2019
javascript
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using let and const example

This example uses let and const rather than just vars, let can only be declaired once rather than overwritten like vars and const is a read only variable so it cant be changed. 

4:55 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
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using let rather than var

Using let rather than var and use strict can avoid some overwriting of variables i will write a function here that shows how let throws an error. This function now gives an error in the console. Uncau..

4:18 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
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Use Multiple Conditional (Ternary) Operators

I actually find if then statements much easier to read than these ones, but these seem more efficient. 

3:18 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
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js - Use the Conditional (Ternary) Operator

this statement can be used instead of if this else that statements. to me it makes it look a bit more complex when reading it. this is the basic syntax. condition ? statement-if-true : statement-if-fa..

6:23 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
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Use the parseInt Function with a Radix

This is the same as the parseint function, but you can also specify a base for the number which can be between 2 - 36. 2 is binary. Zeros and Ones. I think base 10 is the normal numbering system, but ..

6:14 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
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Using parseInt in a function to return an integer or not

this function uses the parseInt function to return a proper integer or an error code if it can't. So this demo should return NaN for the Not an Int (x1235) and The int for the 00001235. I think that N..

5:57 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
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Generate Random Whole Numbers within a Range

My testing for generating a random whole number within a range... 🤞 While the solution here works, it just loops until it gets a random number that is lower than the max, so not sure if this is th..

5:15 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
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split a string into an array using split javascript

this will split the string into an array based on the spaces inbetween words. you can split it based on any character, for example if you had words in csv comma format you could use the second example..

4:47 am, September 16, 2019
javascript
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get the current url in javascript

this will get the current address add it to a variable and show it on the result element

3:47 am, September 13, 2019
css
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Custom 12 Grid using CSS Grid

For a while i have been using frameworks for their easy grid systems, like foundation and bootstrap. I guess this is a bit lazy and very bloated as you are loading the full css library and using about..

2:19 am, September 6, 2019
html
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template for testing and live reloading html files

this is a template that i use while testing flat html files, if you add it to a server it will live reload. this does seem to cause issues depending on the site that is is used on, like reloading all ..

3:27 am, September 4, 2019
css
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Radial Click Effect

shows the radial click effect like in the material design, so when you click a button it will show a click at that area with a nice animation. Uses CSS and javascript to generate this effect.

1:13 am, September 4, 2019
js
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Generate Random Whole Numbers with JavaScript Function

generate a random whole number function with test buttons

6:20 am, August 26, 2019
js
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Generate Random Fractions with JavaScript

generate a random fraction and add it to result when clicking a button

6:09 am, August 26, 2019
js
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FCC - Basic: Profile Lookup

my solution to the FCC Basic js Profile Lookup, with added results area and button to run the function.

5:38 am, August 26, 2019
bat
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copy a file when the date of the source is newer than the destination

using xcopy and a loop i found this is a good way to make sure that changes in one file make their way across to another location using a windows batch file. this one loops every 5 seconds, i think yo..

3:27 am, August 26, 2019
javascript
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Do While Loop

showing how to use a do while loop, i don't use these ones very often usually just a for loop.

11:26 pm, August 25, 2019
javascript
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for loop through an array with javascript

looping through an array with javascript using a basic for loop

12:18 am, August 23, 2019
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