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PHP Running on Java

I found an interesting project, quercus that compiles PHP to Java Bytecode allowing it to run ontop of the Java Resin Application Server. It has a couple neat features, one being PHP6 compatible unicode support, the other being easy integration…

jQuery Image Strip

Working for Obu Web i’ve found myself spending less time on code I would say meets the definition of AJAX I put in my book and more time on code that used to be called DHTML. But I guess I’m ok calling it AJAX, at least its pronouncable and building little JavaScript widgets is fun.

Today’s widget is an Image Strip, it has a lot of real uses, but the way I like too use it is for fancy visual effects.

Note: this article contains a lot of images JavaScript and CSS so you’ll need to read the rest on my blog to get the entire effect.