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Laravel vs. AngularJS

I have been spending some time keeping my PHP skills sharp, and have been dabbling with rewriting/updating a front end for my personal home-hosted websites. I started off with Laravel, and was pleasantly surprised with how quick and easy it

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New look Chocolate Hedgehog website

Haven’t posted for a few days because I’ve been busy developing a new look for the website. I’ve tried to give it a more striking and memorable appearance using some jQuery and CSS elements. http://www.chocolatehedgehog.co.uk

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Scrolling div using jQuery

I’m in the process of redesigning the chocolatehedgehog.co.uk website to make it a bit more quirky and interesting. I found some cool effects in that can be done with jQquery – particularly getting a html div object to follow your

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Change the style of font inside a search textbox

I wanted to emulate certain sites where the search box is populated with “Search…” in grey coloured italic font, but as soon as you click on it and start typing, your query appears in black normal font. The examples I

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JavaScript News Ticker

A site I have been working on has had a Flash banner with scrolling text for a couple of years. The problem is that the page took longer than it should have to load, and visitors couldn’t see the banner

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