My heart belongs to the details. I actually always found them to be more important than the big picture. Nothing works without details. They are everything, the baseline of quality

Dieter Rams

Entries tagged with 'dom'

  • DOM Table functions

    The table functions take a standard HTML table and add a number of features to the table to facilitate ease of use. Features include row highlighting, row selection and the hiding and showing of selected or unselected rows. Still requires a bit of tidying up in the table controls section that trigger the hiding and showing of rows.

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  • Quicktime/Javascript coding

    I have been making some quicktime files recently and whilst googling round to jog my memory on how to place them on a page rather than link to them (mostly looking for the long clsid number for the object tag) I came across Apple’s Quicktime Javascript documentation. I was quite excited by the options to control the movie through javascript and also to find that the quicktime plug-in on the page emits DOM events. Following the examples quickly lead me into deep water however. I created a page following the guidelines and everything worked fine in Firefox. I had got quite far into the document, using the supplied Apple function to place the lengthy tags into the page on the fly with javascript, detecting the presence of the Quicktime plug-in to allow for alternate content depending on whether it was [...]

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  • Sharepoint Service Catalogue

    One of my major achievements whilst working at Scottish Widows was the implementation of a Service Catalogue for the Application Support teams in the IT department. The catalogue was based on a Sharepoint 2003 Server technology and linked with an Access database. The interface of the Sharepoint site had to be branded to match the corporate intranet and the XML data retrieved by the pages had to be transformed via custom coded XSL to create this look and feel. The project entailed extensive research into XML and XSL techniques and also a lot of research into the Sharepoint technology. The changes had to be achieved without access to change templates on the server and so javascript and CSS embedded in Content Editor Web Parts were used to manipulate the document as it is loaded into the browser.

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