Better way to load XML document with Javascript

31st December

The better way to load XML document on all browsers is to use AJAX technique.

After testing XML with Javascript. I fount that Safari (on Mac OSX 10) does not support XML with Javascript.
So, How to load it then?

Crop image in PHP.

Posted by Alaa Badran in Uncategorized. 8 comments

30th December

You can download the uploader.class.php file from this link:
This class can:
– Upload images and files.
– Resize images.
– Crop images.

I was looking for a simple way to crop part of an image using PHP code. The idea of this is to create image thumbnail for large images uploaded. These large images could be used for previews, screen shots, wallpapers.. etc.

And because we don’t have an exact ratio between Image width and height, we should crop part of the original image to use it as a thumbnail.

Note: we can find the ratio between width and height and then resize the image. But this won’t work prefect, so we better use cropping to get the size we need.
Also, we can crop part of resized image to use it as a thumbnail.

Let me now explain the code used to crop part of image.

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What’s jQuery?

Posted by Alaa Badran in Uncategorized. 15 comments

30th December

jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library that emphasizes interaction between JavaScript and HTML. It was released January 2006 at BarCamp NYC by John Resig.

Dual licensed under the MIT License and the GNU General Public License, jQuery is free and open source software.

Both Microsoft and Nokia have announced plans to bundle jQuery[1] on their platforms, Microsoft adopting it initially within Visual Studio[2] and use within Microsoft’s ASP.NET AJAX framework and ASP.NET MVC Framework whilst Nokia will integrate it into their Web Run-Time platform.