Bernd Matzner's Blog

 
 

On web development, user experience design, and information architecture

 
 
Dec 07, 2013

Loading non-AMD modules with RequireJS, Part 2: ZURB Foundation

In the second part of my series on effectively using RequireJS with Javascript libraries, I'll take a look at ZURB Foundation.
While ZURB Foundation is not a JS library per se, it does include a number of Javascript components that are…

Category:
Javascript
Tags:
RequireJS, AMD, Javascript, ZURB, Foundation

Nov 26, 2013

Loading non-AMD modules with RequireJS, Part 1: jQuery UI

This is part 1 in a series of posts revolving around using non-AMD-ready Javascript libraries in modular web apps with RequireJS. First up: jQuery UI.
Dependencies resolved
jQuery UI comes with a slew of widgets, interactions,…

Category:
Javascript
Tags:
RequireJS, AMD, jQuery UI

Nov 25, 2013

Don't use my Symfony2 Bundles

One thing I really, really like about Symfony2 is the bundles concept, which can contain PHP code along with client-side assets such as Javascript, CSS, or images.
Given we have a bundle that generates an image slide show, it's likely we'll…

Category:
PHP
Tags:
PHP, Bower, Javascript, Package Management, Symfony

Nov 24, 2013

Blogging

Why would anyone care to read an introductory blog post that states the obvious: in my twentieth year on the Internets I have decided to start blogging.
Well, since you do seem to care: I'm a UX designer. UX means User Experience, and is all…

Category:
Meta

Nov 26, 2008

HoverAccordion

A long while back, I created a small jQuery Plugin called "HoverAccordion" - basically your ordinary accordion, but with a twist: users don't have to click to open one item, they just move the mouse over it. In the touch era this seems out of date,…

Category:
Javascript
Tags:
Javascript, jQuery