How to create a simple photo gallery for the Umbraco 4 CMS. The gallery will generate HTML using some custom XSLT and this will be enhanced by a jQuery lightbox plugin. Behind the scenes we also use the ImageGen package to create thumbnails of the photos in the gallery.
How you can use the new jQuery Templates plug-in to easily bind JSON data (returned from a simple Ajax request) to placeholders in your HTML to create rich, client-side templates.
How I created a very simple jQuery plugin that can be used to rotate a sequence of images as the background image on any element. I also explain how this plug-in differs from a standard carousel in its intent and execution. The post contains a demonstration, sourcode and a download option.
We seem to labour under a delusion in this country that our national football team, England, are good at kicking a leather sphere around. This is despite not winning or even featured prominently in a major competition for nearly 45 years.
Playing around with the BBC Election Seat Calculator for the 2010 UK general election further convinced me what an unfair and undemocratic system "first past the post" really is. This is why we need electoral reform to provide "fair votes" for everyone