August 06, 2013
Just a quick heads up, my jQuery Cascading Dropdown plugin is now updated!
Here’s a list of changes.
- Added onReady event that gets triggered when all dropdowns are fully initialised, including dynamically loaded dropdowns.
- Added onChange event that gets triggered whenever a dropdown value changes.
- Added source option property for defining dropdown data source. This can be an array, an array of objects, or a function.
- Added setSelected method to set the selected dropdown item from code.
- onChange event for a single dropdown now passes in the event object and the current values of required dropdowns.
- Removed textKey and valueKey. Use the source option to handle Ajax data.
- Methods can now be called using the plugin and passing in the method as string, along with additional parameters.
Check it out on the project Github page.
June 26, 2013
I’m currently working on a small EPiServer plugin that requires the site admin to be able to save/load configuration settings from the Admin page.
Fortunately, you can easily do this using EPiServer’s Dynamic Data Store (DDS), and it beats having to implementRead more »
DataSets, which is just awfully painful to work with.
May 24, 2013
I’ve recently worked (and at the time of writing, still working) on a project that emphasises on the mobile user experience. Our client wanted a site that looks good and functions well on mobile devices, and works just as well on the desktop.
There are several approaches to developing for mobile users. You could provide device-specific templates, and have your web server serve the appropriate template based on the browser or device ID provided in the request header. This makes it easier to build templates that target specific devices, and provide the best user experience for those devices.
EPiServer has included a neat feature, called Display Channels, that does exactly. All you, as a developer, have to do is include the necessary templates, and you’re all set to serve your mobile users.Read more »
February 08, 2013
Recently I’ve been working with a jQuery dropdown plugin called ddSlick Remablized, which is a plugin that allows you to have customised dropdowns on your page. However, after implementing it in one of my projects, I’ve discovered a bug in Internet Explorer 7, which looks something like this:
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January 31, 2013