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Jcrop v0.9.9 Available Now! Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment »

Read this post to learn about all the changes to the new and long-awaited release of Jcrop v0.9.9

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Callback Functions: Which Instance is Calling? Friday, October 17th, 2008 | Comments Off

In support of multiple cropping widgets on the same page, I’ve had a couple requests for Jcrop to return an identifier of the image being cropped, when callback functions are called. On this point, I’d like to suggest a small but flexible workaround. I think it may illustrate an interesting pattern of Javascript at the same time.

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Rotating a Polygon: Drawing a Directional Arrow Monday, October 6th, 2008 | 1 Comment »

I needed to draw an arrowhead to show the direction of lines drawn on the canvas. When I searched for this I didn’t find any complete solutions, so I wanted to share mine. Includes useful canvas routines to translate and rotate a data structure representing the polygon coordinates.

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Playing with the Canvas Object Thursday, October 2nd, 2008 | Comments Off

Back after a really busy week with a short article on drawing with the Javascript canvas object. This article describes my first foray into drawing in the browser, with some simple example code. What I’ve learned: canvas drawing presents some interesting interface possibilities that bear more investigation…

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Jcrop v0.9.2 Released + Retrospective Friday, September 19th, 2008 | 2 Comments »

Wow! 700 downloads and counting! I am not sure what I expected in 1.5 weeks, but it’s been beyond my optimistic expectations. Thanks so much to everyone who has come to check out Jcrop, the numbers are very encouraging.

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Appendo Form Row Cloning Plugin for jQuery Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

Appendo is a tiny jQuery plugin that creates a button interface to add and remove rows for use in forms where multiple rows of input may be entered. It may also serve as an example of simple jQuery plugin design. Prompted by a real-life scenario. Go jQuery!

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Jcrop v.0.9.0 – fresh jQuery image crop plugin Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

I’ve just released my first jQuery plugin. Announcing Jcrop – the image cropping plugin for jQuery. Jcrop allows developers to easily implement a cross-platform image crop tool into web applications. Features a graphical interface that faithfully reproduces the look and feel of familiar desktop applications.

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