Month: January 2013

Simple JQuery Popup

Joe Collins .NET Development Archive

Here’s a simple Jquery popup.  They key here is absolute positioning, initially setting display to none, and using the margins to position the popup.


Here’s the HTML

<html xmlns=""><head runat="server"><title></title><script type="text/javascript" src="Scripts/jquery-1.6.2.js"></script><link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="Content/Site.css"/><script type="text/javascript">function ShowPopUp(arg) { var popUp ='#'+ $(arg).next().attr('id'); $(popUp).toggle(); } </script></head><body><form id="form1" runat="server"><div><br /><h2>Popup Example</h2><br /><br /><span id="span1" onmouseover='ShowPopUp(this)' onmouseout='ShowPopUp(this)'>Hover over for Popup</span><div id="popUp1" class="popUp"><h3>This is the Popup 1</

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Revisiting HTML and CSS

Psychology to Software Development

I’m revisiting Codecademy‘s Web course to continue learning HTML and CSS. I started a few months back, and like other programming ventures, I was interested in learning how to make my own web pages from scratch. Codecademy really has great courses for learning Web-based technologies like HTML/CSS, Javascript, Python, and a few others. Their online code interpreter does a great job streamlining the coding process. It seems they also updated the interface so that, on widescreens, the code is interpreted and the results are displayed as soon as you stop typing. I’m loving it, and I’m making it a goal to finish the web course by the end of this week. Hopefully I can start rolling out something of my own when I’m done with this course. 🙂 I’ll probably check out the Javascript course as well, since it goes pretty well with HTML/CSS. I really recommend Codecademy for…

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