jQuery-UI.toggleSwitch() - UX Lab 005
The last thing web devs need is another toggle plugin. But this was developed for sites that already run jQuery UI and don’t want the extra bloat of yet another library. It draws upon the theme .ui-slider for the look and feel, and can be applied to <select> elements with two child options. Configuration options and examples are contained within the UX Lab page. I guess this warrants...
Idle jGrowl Re-routing - UX Lab 004
Paul Irish wrote a pretty chill script back in 2009 for detecting when a user becomes inactive. It’s quite ingenious in its simplicity, as the best things usually are. What wasn’t explained fully is the ways in which this can be used to deliver a better user experience. It’s fantastic for preventing timed or asynchronous actions when users aren’t going to benefit from the...