jQuery

Google Feeds API

I was given with a simple requirement – create an online component that has the ability to pull RSS feeds asynchronously from websites. I could have written a server control, but that would mean I would need to write the logic to read the xml and parse it. Totally doable, but it was late in the day when the requirement came in and I wasn’t about to slave over Visual Studio to write manage code. OK, so long story short I used the Google Feed API to get the job done. Assuming you know jQuery the code ......

Latest jQuery library

Use the following link to find out the latest version of the jQuery API library hosted on Google’s CDN: http://code.google.com/apis... Technorati Tags: jquery google cdn ......

Rate pictures using a Survey and jQuery

Here’s the scenario: You have a handful of images which you need people to rate. Unlike SharePoint 2010, 2007 does not offer a rating control so you’ll either have to purchase a commercial product or install the open source alternative or even develop something custom. All these are possible if the server ‘belongs’ to your team/department. But (like me) if the SharePoint farm is owned by some other team and is utilized by the whole company for day-to-day activates then admins would frown on such ......

jQuery Slideshow

Here are steps on setting up a slideshow on your SharePoint site really fast using a Content Editor WebPart (CEWP), jQuery and a Picture Library. The jQuery for the slide show makes use of the Cycle plug-in located at http://jquery.malsup.com/cy... There are plenty of demos on the site along with instructions on using the API. Here are the steps to implement the slideshow on a SharePoint site: Download the jQuery library and the Cycle plug-in and upload them to a document library Create a picture ......

Pre-populate a textbox using jQuery

Here’s the scenario: I have a form which contains a textbox. This textbox should be populated with a query string value. Users should not be able to edit the value of the textbox while adding the item. Solution: The above can be achieved using a Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) and jQuery. Steps: 1. Append the NewForm.aspx url with the following: &PageView=Shared&To... 2. This will cause the ‘Add Web Part’ tool pane to show up. 3. Add a CEWP to the page. 4. Go the webparts properties ......