The jQuery Foundation

Today, I’m incredibly proud and happy to read about the launch of the new jQuery Foundation, and rather than doing a quick tweet, thought I’d write down a couple words to congratulate all members of the jQuery team, and all jQuery users. I was one of the original six signers of the documents when we […]

The coverflickr

When I was refreshing my labs and updated them to fit the corporate Dextrose design (, I quickly figured that I wrote quite a few plugins in the past that still deserve a lot more attention, because they are..well… kind of awesome. In order to receive more attention, plugins like Coverflow need a kickass demo. […]

The technique behind the jQuery UI demos

I’ve decided to start blogging more about the actual things I’m working on everyday, and in this series, I want to first talk about the updated and improved demos of jQuery UI. The first important thing to understand is that the demos that come with the development package, and that you can browse from the […]

The Library Detector

I’m happy to announce my first Firefox extension called Library Detector. Similar to a greasemonkey script I published to the jQuery mailing lists a couple months ago that showed if jQuery is running (which proved to be pretty useful to extend the Sites using jQuery page), the library detector is able to detect multiple libraries, […]

Taking Usability to another level

So I love that my main interest is finally a hot topic, and recently, Aza Raskin continued doing a great job evangelizing Usability in web and application design, making it more popular than ever. However, our efforts to usability are still limited to one single angle: The actual end user experience. While this is unquestionably […]

Possible jQuery (UI) promotion tour in Japan

After the great success of my trip to Tokyo in May (thanks to my friend Yusuke!), I have been thinking a lot of how to better promote jQuery and jQuery UI over there. Usually, american products have a hard time in Japan because of the language barrier, and the easiest way to overcome this is […]

Coverflow, anyone?

UPDATE (May 2014): Realized this post is still getting lots of attention. For an updated version of this plugin, even though still a bit old, check out the Coverflickr! The inspiration So I was looking at all the nice things the WebKit folks did, and one particular feature really got his way into my thoughts, […]