James Lao
I'm a web developer from Oregon. Currently I'm a student at Carnegie Mellon University majoring in computer science.
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    Visualizing Data with Flot200x200
    There are a lot of tutorials on how to make CSS bar graphs. But sometimes, bar graphs aren't enough. What if our data tracks change over time and a line graph is more appropriate? Or maybe we're not satisfied with just a bar graph. Enter Flot, ajQuery plugin that lets us make good looking graphs with ease.Read More…
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    Build An AJAX Powered Shopping Cart200x200
    The NETTUTS community asked for it. So here you are! One of the innovations of the web is online shopping. It allows us to buy things without ever leaving the comfort of our homes. However, the most basic element of online shopping, the shopping cart, has not evolved much. In this tutorial, we're going to make an AJAX powered shopping cart using PHP, jQuery, and a few nifty plugins.Read More…
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    How To Use Any Font You Wish With FLIR200x200
    Last week, Philo showed you how to implement sIFR3. This time, I'm going to show you how to implement Facelift Image Replacement (or FLIR), an alternative to sIFR that does not require Flash. Read More…
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    How to Make a Featured Post Carousel for WordPress200
    It's becoming more and more common for blogs to feature certain posts at the top of the page. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to implement this in WordPress. We'll be using the default theme, Kubrik, as our base theme, but it should be adaptable to most themes with some modification. There's very little code and featuring posts is simple.Read More…