Can You Make Video Games with JavaScript?

There was a time when JavaScript was thought to be merely a supplement to HTML that helped build the web. Now, it’s considered one of the most versatile programming languages.  The language can be used to create everything from web apps to desktop and phone apps and even databases and backend servers. But can you […]
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Why Technical Education Is Necessary Nowadays

For the longest time, formal education was mostly associated either with humanities or with fields like engineering, medicine, and mathematics. The idea one got when hearing the expression “an educated person” usually involved somebody sitting in an office somewhere and doing purely intellectual work. As a result, technical education – that is, education in the […]
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20 Impressive jQuery Plugins to Replace the HTML Select Box

The traditional HTML select element is not very powerful out of the box, it lacks in more substantive features. Today, the web demands controls with multiple features for a user-friendly experience and the traditional HTML select box just can’t compete. Features like multi-select, grouping, hierarchical lists, and custom HTML markup make light work of projects […]
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How to Use jQuery to Dynamically Open Links in New Tabs

Even if you're a new or beginning developer, you probably know that you can easily make links open in new tabs by using the target attribute with your anchor tags. To make a link open in a new tab, all it takes is to make your HTML look like this: <a href="/link/" target="_blank"></a> The target="_blank" […]
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Using jQuery to Count Child Elements

If you ever find yourself needing to know how many child elements an HTML element has, you're in luck, because there's a jQuery function for that. There are actually a few different ways you can go about doing this. The first is really simple and straightforward, and will count all the children elements of an […]
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Drag and Drop HTML Table Rows Using jQuery

HTML tables are the preferred UI option for displaying data. Sorting, paging and searching/filtering are must-have functionalities for any HTML table with extensive data. These functions make HTML tables more user-friendly and efficient for the end user. In some cases one may require drag and drop functionalities for HTML table rows. Unfortunately, implementing drag and […]
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