Free Animated Loading Icons

Posted on March 12, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Resources.

I created some loading icons for my projects and liked them so much that I thought I would share them with the rest of the internet. So… here ya go! This set contains 11 animated icons in both GIF and SWF format. I originally built them in Flash at 200×200-pixels each, but plan on recreating [...]

 

PHP: Check if an email address exists.

Posted on March 9, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Tutorials.

As some of you may know, I built and run a small email marketing application. Some of our clients’ lists are as old as dirt, so one of the services we provide is a simple test to determine whether or not an email address actually exists. This function goes through all the normal steps of [...]

 

PHP: Detect the user’s operating system.

Posted on March 9, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Tutorials.

I wrote this function as a companion to my jDetectBrowserType() function. I rarely need to use it, but it’s good to have in your arsenal just in case. This function will return the user’s operating system as a string and supports the most popular desktop and mobile operating systems. An example of this function can [...]

 

PHP: Detect the user’s browser type.

Posted on March 9, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Tutorials.

At some point you may need to know the user’s browser type to handle browser-specific events. Most likely, this information will be used to determine which CSS properties you can use to make a web page display the same across all browsers. This function will return the user’s browser type as a string. In the [...]