I like pie… menus

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Pie, just like pie menus, is great. What is a “pie menu”? If you don’t play games, you might not be very familiar with this great type of menu, as it isn’t really used anywhere outside games as far as I know. Pie menu is a menu, which opens around your cursor, or crosshair in games, and shows menu items …

How to improve your JavaScript

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There’s a lot of resources on the internet related to coding JavaScript, but many of them are poor and out of date, which I believe is one of the reasons why a lot of people still can’t manage to write JavaScript code which works in all major browsers (IE, Firefox, Opera and Safari – where possible to test it) Let’s …

How to make a modal AJAX login box with Mootools

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Originally posted in my old blog at My Opera Sometimes I've been asked to do a modal AJAX login box for a website. What is that you ask? It's basically what you can do in JavaScript with alert() but with different functionality: If you do alert('foo'), you get a box with text “foo” that you must close before doing anything …

Lively Kernel – Another waste of time?

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Originally posted in my old blog at My Opera Sun Labs recently introduced Lively Kernel, which is an attempt to treat web applications in a similar way as desktop applications are programming-wise. The Lively Kernel places a special emphasis on treating web applications as real applications, as opposed to the document-oriented nature of most web applications today. In general, we …