My Shitty Code

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Tag: jQuery

  • Modernizr: Detecting Touch Devices vs Non Touch Devices

    Modernizr has a great feature that allows us to detect whether the browser is running on a touch device (iPad, smartphones, etc) or on a non-touch device (laptop, computer, etc). Even though most modern touch devices support “proximity” hovering (navigating without touching the device screen), the browsing experience still suffer when dealing with onmouseover and […]

  • Managing the Order of AJAX Calls on Input Field’s Keyup Event

    SCENARIO Consider the following code:- When user types an employee’s name, “Mike”, in the search field, a web service call is fired per character typed. In this example, the following web service calls are made:- Let’s assume this web service searches the input string against databases (or flat files, Facebook API, etc) and returns a […]