Hello World in Vue.js

December 30, 2016 by
Part 2 of 55 in the Vue.js: From Beginner to Professional series

Time to start writing some code! Let’s start things off with the classic “Hello World” example. The first thing we need to do, is to actually make Vue.js available to our very first Vue.js application. In order to do that,  head over to the installation page at Here we have various options, from downloading the… read more

Introduction to Vue.js

December 30, 2016 by
Part 1 of 55 in the Vue.js: From Beginner to Professional series

Welcome to this series about Vue.js, and thank you for joining! Before we get into writing code, let’s first take a look at what Vue.js actually is. Vue.js is a reactive framework for building web applications. Vue is different than other JavaScript frameworks in the way that it is not as intrusive. Besides the core library,… read more

Selecting Elements by Data Attribute in jQuery

October 13, 2015 by

Selecting elements by data attributes is very easy in jQuery. As with all other attributes, we can simply use the attribute selector. In fact, we do not need to handle the data attribute in any special way, as long as the data attribute is available in the DOM. Please consider the following example. var matches… read more

Selecting Element by Name in jQuery

October 13, 2015 by

Selecting elements based on their name attribute in jQuery is as easy as it should be. We can accomplish this by simply using the attribute selector as follows. For example, to select an input with the name username, use the following selector. var matches = $(‘input[name=”username”]’); Woah, that was easy, wasn’t it?

Getting Query Parameter from URL in JavaScript

September 28, 2015 by

To most people’s surprise, there is not a standard way of accessing query string parameters from JavaScript without first having to parse the query string. Some frameworks and libraries have implemented ways of doing this, but it is not always the case. For example, the ever so popular jQuery has not implemented this, but rather… read more

Multi-column Lists with CSS3

September 26, 2015 by

Before CSS3, it was quite a struggle to have an ordered or unordered list span multiple columns. In fact, people often resorted to either rendering the lists in columns from the server (if possible) or using CSS hacks. Luckily this is no longer necessary in CSS3, because you can easily accomplish this with a new… read more