Category «Javascript»

Compress JavaScript and CSS files to optimize website speed.

Referencing external JavaScript and/or CSS files from a web page considerably increases the load time. As a rule of thumb remember that each external file requires additional HTTP request by the browser, hence the time to render a page will increase. Every web developer worth their salt should make optimization their priority. Fortunately, since this …

Improve your JavaScript code.

Christian Heilmann compiled a list of seven rules for unobtrusive JavaScript. I think it is a must read for beginner JavaScript developers. Even if you are a highly experienced JavaScript developer this article may give you few tips to improve. To me the most important rule is this article is the first one, “Do not …

Display external RSS feeds on your website.

You have designed a beautiful website. But you still do not get a lot of loyal visitors. The problem may not be your design, it may be the static content that is turning the visitors off. If you do not update your website regularly chances are people may not visit your website. Why would someone …

#1 Programming Language – Java

According to TIOBE Programming Community Index Java is still the #1 programming language. TIOBE Index gives an indication of the popularity of a programming language and is updated monthly. The ratings are calculated by counting hits of the most popular search engines. Ruby moved up from 13th to 10th position. Following is the list of …

AJAX Contact Form

Want to collect input from your web site’s visitors? Don’t have time or expertise to develop the contact form yourself? Don’t worry. Dustin Diaz’s AJAX based contact form is quite easy to use. You can get the code here. I fixed couple of bugs in the original script and deployed the form at my personal …