Long Shadow Design jQuery Plugin Examples

By John Negoita on Friday, September 20th, 2013 in Javascript, jQuery. 2 Comments

Long shadow design is something¬†that is fairly popular lately, so¬†I decided to “try my hand” into creating jQuery plugin to support the creation the long shadow effect on text and image HTML elements. Long shadow design refers to adding long shadows (ha!) to flat design items giving them a sleek 3D look. I chose making it a jQuery plugin because I wanted to give it flexibility – I saw other solutions for the long shadow flat design effect, but they were fairly boring as they only created a shadow of the same size and the …


How to create a simple jQuery plugin with example

By John Negoita on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 in jQuery, Web design. 1 Comment

jQuery is one of the most popular, if not the most, JavaScript library in use today on the web. It’s been around for a while and web developers have been using it for almost anything from animation to dynamic styling to complex rich user interface applications. I have to be honest, I like jQuery. I’ve been using other JavaScript libraries like YUI or Dojo, and they all have their advantages and draw backs, but to me jQuery seems to have the most natural usage. Of course, it’s just a matter of taste here. In this post I will show you …