Resizing jQuery dialogs

Resizing jQuery dialogs

I have a quick way of producing dialogs by specifying class=”modal” with a href=”the modal id”, and a div with class=”modal” and id=”the modal id”. View the demo What was annoying me is that when the page was resized to...
Writing UTF-8 XML files with Java

Writing UTF-8 XML files with Java

I had a method to write XML files with FileWriter but discovered when I wanted to (…allow my customers to…) use special characters it fell over. I needed to use a FileOutputStream in order to deal with bytes. Original method:   public void oldWriteXML()...
Remember Me

Remember Me

I was struggling this evening designing a simple user interface for a new application. I got in a rut over how to word ‘remember me’, or more accurately – ‘store a cookie for this browser on this computer that says last time you got your log in...
JQuery jerky movements

JQuery jerky movements

Even some of the simplest jquery animations can have a disappointing jerky quality to them. After a bit of digging I found that sometimes when jquery is animating something it gets the height (and therefore the animation step-heights) wrong. This led me to look at a...
Welcome

Welcome

Quick post to mark the beginning of the Kimgeekery blog. I don’t pretend to be an expert at anything but I do have eureka moments – I hope to document them and help others onto those same lightbulbs. Kim DeblingKim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer...
Browsings

Browsings

I’ve been on day shifts recently, so cannot do much more than dream, browse and sketchlings in my notebook. My notebook is filled with ideas and drawings, designs and planning for future projects then covered in more notelets on improving those ideas and...