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jQuery Plugin – hoverFade

June 4, 2010

** This plugin has been updated, see the new page instead **
I just wrote a new jQuery plugin that adds a fading-in effect when you hover over certain elements. I’m using it to add the fading rollover states on the top nav and on the social boxes in the footer.

hoverFade The original plugin, unminified, with [...]

Adobe-style checkboxes

May 28, 2010

I really like the how layers can be selected in Photoshop and Fireworks by holding the mouse button down and dragging the cursor over the check boxes. I always miss this feature on web forms with more than a few check boxes on them, so I thought it would be a great idea if it [...]

Better Password Fields with jQuery

February 8, 2010

The ‘whether or not to show plain text in password fields for usability’ situation has never really been resolved to my satisfaction; plain-text fields are clearly much more usable and less confusing than obscured passwords, but what if the person using the plain-text field is sat in a public place? Showing their password for just [...]

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