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thebeebs

Also known as Martin Beeby, I am a web developer and work for Microsoft as a developer evangelist

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  • Blog Post: HTML5 Sports challenge: Converting a CSV file into JSON part 2

    Yesterday I showed you how to convert a CSV file to JSON, today I continue the tutorial from where I left off. This time I create a new data array based on the big JSON dataset I Imported in the first tutorial. I then convert the new array into JSON and output it to the screen.
  • Blog Post: HTML5 Sports challenge: Converting a CSV file into JSON

    We provided data as a CSV file for the HTML5 Sports Challenge that I launched on Ubelly last week. I thought I would take some time out and show you how to convert that CSV data into JSON (without using any server side code) and then use that JSON in an application. Here is the video:
  • Blog Post: Why is HTML5 so focused on JavaScript?

    I frequently get asked this question by people that are new to HTML5. As well as detailing lots of new elements HTML5 defines a number of new JavaScript APIs. When the HTML5 specification was formulated in 2004 it was felt that APIs were necessary to support the new elements that were created to support...
  • Blog Post: Feature Detection

    I was in a bar tonight talking to a developer about JavaScript/HTML5 and IE9. I mentioned that feature detection is the best way to implement HTML5 on production sites and he’d never heard of it, I’ll write a little more about it in the morning but I promised I'd throw up a link for him to take a look...
  • Blog Post: How to create a jQuery rollover like the one on Dribbble.com

    I took a look at http://dribbble.com/ last night and noticed a simple yet effective treatment that they put on their pictures. If you scroll the mouse over them you get a subtle overlay fade in over the image to give you more information.   Click here for a demo   Step 1 First we need to add...
  • Blog Post: jQuery 1.4.4 Released with new fadeToggle feature

    Last week jQuery 1.4.4 was released and I'm glad to tell you that the Microsoft CDN version of jQuery is now available at: http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jquery/jquery-1.4.4.min.js   JQuery also host their own CDN at http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.4.4.min.js At the point of writing Google haven...
  • Blog Post: How to Create an Awesome Scrolling Navigation using jQuery

    I was looking over the .net award nominees this week and stumbled across the flipboard.com website. I loved the scrolling navigation so much I just had to open up visual studio and try and recreate it myself. Demo View Demo The main thing flipboard do differently is to have the logo and logo background...
  • Blog Post: How to scroll the browser using JQuery

    I was looking at the website http://forrst.com/ and loved the way that they hide the registration screen just below the fold of the front page. When you click on the apply now button the screen scrolls. I quickly whipped up the following guide to show how easy it is to implement. You can see the demo...
  • Blog Post: How to Scroll Video using JQuery in 9 steps

    In the following post I’m going to show you how you can use the YouTube API and a little JQuery to recreate the scrolling video effect seen on http://www.agirlstory.org You can see the demo I have created here: http://bit.ly/9hYU0N For this demo I’m going to set up 2 videos and scroll between to two...
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