I'm Adam. Nice to meet you.
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Metrics Lead at The Mozilla Foundation. Previously at WWF. Test, tinker, and question the answers.
This is just a note for other developers searching on the same issue, as I didn’t find anything online when I was looking for ideas. jQuery UI Sortable is a great way to work with drag and drop web interfaces but I found it was running painfully slow in Firefox. It was snappy in Chrome, and surprisingly responsive in IE, but Firefox was lagging. As the official Sortable demo ran fine in Firefox it was easy enough to work out that it was something in my own code causing the problem. After cutting out items and returning them one by one it seems that having too much CSS3-niceness within the draggable elements was the culprit. Each item I was dragging included a set of mini buttons styled with the lovely Bootstrap effects (gradients, rounded corners, shadows etc.) and although Chrome … Continue reading
It’s been a real pleasure to help Greenpeace out in a small way for this important Arctic fundraising campaign that’s currently running on their homepage. I built the fundraising thermometer widget (marked with the red border in the screenshot above) by extending Dave Cranwell’s jQuery E-activist Social Proof Plugins (source code available on GitHub). Please make a donation today if you can.