Creating a simple state CRUD REST Service using NodeRed on Bluemix

This is my first article and video in my BlueMix series. BlueMix is an amazing platform where you can get a highly scalable solution up and running very quickly. Because there is so much to BlueMix, I figure I would start off with something simple but useful. A state storage and retrieval service. A simple REST... Continue Reading →

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Simulate a mouse click using Dojo with Larry

The next video in the Dojo series where I go through animating a mouse click with Dojo. The key functions used are the Dojo query and fx.animateProperty functions. Larry was pretty talkative in this one, he even answered me a couple of times. Click here for the JSFiddle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjIAmbvHVdY

Simulate moving a cursor in Dojo with Larry

Larry is definitely settling in on the perch with the green screen. I always have snacks in his bowls and he hasn't touched them much. I guess he decided to sit by and snack while we record. Continuing on from the previous video here we implement a moveto function in our simulator.  There is one... Continue Reading →

Simulate typing text using Dojo with Larry

This was a pretty funny video, Larry is definitely becoming more comfortable in front of the camera. He says a lot of new phrases and a couple of swears in this one. So this is the first part in a three part series where I essentially do the same thing I did in the jQuery... Continue Reading →

The new for loop in jQuery 3

Love the fact that the for loops are now iterations in jQuery. The old way of doing loops like this: var $elements = $(".myclass"); for (var x=0; x< $elements.length; x++){        $elements[x].toggleClass("shadow); } Can now look like this in jQuery 3: var $elements = $(".myclass"); for (var element of $elements){      ... Continue Reading →

Simulate Typing Text using jQuery with Larry my parrot

This was the first time I recorded Larry at the same time I recorded myself doing a lesson. Let's just say he didn't say what I wanted him to say. Too many F-U's in this one. The good thing is he doesn't say the word, he actually says the letter F then the letter U.... Continue Reading →

Simulate a Press with jQuery Animate using JSFiddle

In this video I demonstrate how you can simulate a cursor press using jQueries animate API in JSFiddle. By cube mate Larry made some announcements in this video and since he often speaks I decided to include him in some of them and translate what he is saying. He for some reason just keeps saying... Continue Reading →

Animating a Cursor with jQuery and JSON

A followup to the last video, I take the same concepts as before but now I generalize the steps into a JSON array. The JSFiddle code then executes those actions in the array. In the code I show how to use a recursive function with the window.setTimeout call and ending the animation once the entire array... Continue Reading →

Animating a Cursor with jQuery

This video is about using jQuery and the animate API to move a graphic (cursor) from one location to a DIV, then simulating a click event on that DIV. This allows you to instrument tutorials within your web applications. Stay tuned for more on that! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJAEvLB7AIA You can see the JSFiddle code below: Click here... Continue Reading →

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