RSS Reader

Something to display RSS feeds, but without using any server side scripting. Hmm, what to do here, and how to get around the cross-domain JavaScript restriction? The feeds to be displayed did not have a JSON-P option, so that was out. After some research, the workaround I came up with was to use Google’s Feed [...]

September 21, 2012 | Comment

ExtJS Grouping Grid

One of the things I’ve repeatedly had a need for is an easy way to organize large amounts of data. Manual HTML tables just weren’t cutting it anymore, so it was time to build a JavaScript solution with an XML database. The framework I was working with was ExtJS 2.3, and the grid needed to [...]

September 20, 2012 | Comment

QR Code Generator

The need came about for a locally hosted QR Code generator, preferably not requiring any back-end scripting to produce the graphic. After some research, I found this by Kazuhiko Arase. A pure JavaScript option? Yes please! :) I dug around in the code to make some modifications in sizing, added the ability to increment the [...]

September 19, 2012 | Comment