Adding Items to List with KnockoutJS

My last blog post presented a KnockoutJS component that toggled text into a form field. This code sample is ripped from a project I’ve been working on lately. To give context, this project is a small web application that allows administrators to edit details of a group of users.

Today I will show another component from that same project that will allow the administrator to assign items to a user using a dropdown.

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Playing with KnockoutJS: Custom Bindings and Components

I love KnockoutJS! It may dirty up my HTML, but I can make things fast!

In a recent project, I was working with a listing of people, and clicking on one person displayed the details of that person to the right of the listing so that the user could edit the details of the selected person. Within the form, the client wanted to show thetext fields as clickable text – clicking the text would toggle the text into an input field. Blurring the input field would toggle the element back to text.
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Idle Timeout w/ Angular JS

A client was concerned about keeping users on the site, and wanted a way to “shout” a call-to-action be if the user was about to leave the site. The call-to-action could be some text, or a video, or a form, the client wasn’t sure what would work.

I see this kind of thing on blogs all the time, and wondered to do it. Particularly, how do I anticipate the user leaving the site? (more…)

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Advanced DOM Manipulations

In a previous job, while working with a CMS in its infant stage, I often used jQuery to add a custom user experience to quickly satisfy a customer while giving time to the Scrum so that those features could be built in future sprints.

In one instance, a customer wanted one credit application for both individual and joint applicants. (more…)

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