iRev - Ajax - jQuery

Michael Kann mikekann at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 31 14:02:18 EST 2009


Impressive. 

One little nitpick. I'm on Mozilla Firefox on Windows. When I look at the thumbnails the numbers (10 of 70) cover up the top part of the thumbnail. Is that what you had in mind?

Here's the page I was looking at:

http://demoted.lazyriver.on-rev.com/DeMotedUploads/gallery.php?gallery_id=test2#thumbs

--- On Thu, 12/31/09, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:

> From: Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com>
> Subject: Re: iRev - Ajax - jQuery
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 12:54 PM
> For those interested in my progress
> here is the link to my site - it is a work in preparation
> for my iPhone app release in a couple weeks. All the images
> are mostly just test images. My first app creates these
> posters and my second app views ones that people using the
> first app have uploaded to my server.
> 
> 1. I have a mini slide show on the Main page "DeMoted"
> using a simple jquery script in an html stack in Stack in RW
> that uses it's own folder for four preview images.
> 
> 2. Then on the Demoted Viewer page is blocks page in RW (to
> allow the iframe to be on top of the iphone image) which
> loads the iRev slideshow.irev I stole from Troz and hacked
> the hell out of... It shows all of the most recently
> uploaded shots from my iPhone app as they are uploaded.
> 
> 3. Then the Online Gallery uses an Offsite page to redirect
> to Recent Page which uses a stacks page with a dynamic
> iFrame set to scroll (to work with the lightbox) which
> points to an iRev Gallery script which loads a jQuery, CSS
> "Pirobox" image library mixed with iRev (But I also
> successfully integrated Slimbox, Lightbox, JBox etc. to work
> just not what I wanted) CLICK a photo and the light box
> opens. This access the uploaded images form the iPhone app
> directly.
> 
> 4. Then Previous page shows 70 images that can scroll while
> previewing the lightbox of images. These I am moving
> manually to 'previous' folders for now until I can figure
> out an automatic script to create new folders and move
> recent images to the new ones and allow a menu to list
> them.
> 
> 5. Support will have screenshots and FAQ on how to use the
> app. Lastly, from this page is the Contact form.
> 
> 6. Then to support all of this is the page for JaiPho PiPho
> and iUi that is used in the Free Viewer App for viewing all
> of the User uploaded images on the iPhone but can be viewed
> online (optimized for iPhone though)
> 
> The main site is at:
> 
>  http://demoted.lazyriver.on-rev.com/
> 
> and the online iPhone optimized page (Cool on the iphone
> but is viewable on the web too) is at:
> 
> http://demoted.lazyriver.on-rev.com/DeMotedUploads/index.php
> 
> Comments are welcome...
> 
> Tom McGrath III
> Lazy River Software
> 3mcgrath at comcast.net
> 
> iTunes Library Suite - libITS
> Information and download can be found on this page:
> http://www.lazyriversoftware.com/RevOne.html
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Dec 31, 2009, at 10:41 AM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
> 
> > I have just finished a marathon session integrating
> Ajax irev css html to build an image gallery with jQuery.
> > 
> > WOW... what a pain in the ass to grok...
> > 
> > And NO ONE should ever have to look at something like
> this again, let alone have to type it:
> > put "<a href=" & quote &
> "photos/test/"  & L & quote && "
> class=" & quote & "pirobox_gall" & quote &
> && " rel=" & quote & "lightbox" & quote
> & && " title=" & quote & L & quote
> & "><img src=" & quote & "photos/test/"
> & L & quote & " alt=" & quote & L &
> quote && tSizeSpec &  "/></a>"
> into tImg
> > 
> > I actually built around six versions of the image
> gallery and did not like any of them. The final one at 4:30
> this AM is almost what I want. Anyway, a few things I am
> wishing for:
> > 
> > 1. Never ever ever again to have to write & quote
> & again..........
> > 2. Something to VISUALLY put all of those & T
> & qoute && "<" & quote & together to
> see the finished result in On-rev editor (quickly)
> > 3. To have just one app (or 2) to work on all of this
> instead of 6 (SIX) Rapid Weaver, Dream Weaver, On-rev, Text
> Wrangler, Dashcode and (Safari and Firefox. )
> > 4. A revolution to CSS convertor (like Interface
> Builder for iphone SDK) cause things like
> Absolute/Fixed/Relative hurt my head after awhile. and
> things like 'hidden' that don't really hide things but
> 'reformat' the layout  instead cause dizziness.
> > 
> > Work flow:
> > Find iRev script that does something completely
> different than what I need. But since there is no where big
> to search for these yet this will have to do. (send email
> question to use list)
> > 
> > Build theme in Rapid Weaver, load stacks or blocks and
> set up preferences. upload. (send email question to RW
> forum)
> > 
> > Switch to Dreamweaver and download (for later use).
> (browse forums for helpful tips or hints)
> > 
> > Set up iFrame for irev page. dynamic or fixed.
> > 
> > Load in safari, load in firefox (to hell with IE) and
> decide that none of it looks right. (search internet for all
> new solution, get stuck on youTube)
> > 
> > Find CSS load in pane in RW - upload check in
> Safari/Firefox. Almost like it....
> > 
> > open CSS in dashcode (easier to see) and make tweaks,
> save, upload in Dreamweaver. (it's now later)
> > 
> > Looks good. Now find java script library that does
> what I need (4 hours later) Decide on one.
> > 
> > Load in JS pane in RW. Load browser - nothing works.
> (go back to youTube and look up "fat kid falls on bicycle"
> get lost for awhile)
> > 
> > Try five more slide show, light box, image gallery,
> jQuery, slimbox, pirobox, mootools etc. download install
> integrate into iRev integrate into RW download through
> Dreamweaver (for future use) - change page in RW back to
> stacks for this version since I need a button now. Simple
> iFrame only allows url.
> > 
> > decide to just add as much JS and CSS as possible to
> iRev script since it will be easier to upload one file from
> one place (instead of - open in one app-  save - open
> another app-  upload - open another to view - loop)
> > 
> > No easy way to save versions in on-rev editor. Add
> html to iRev page types. Add styles to top of iRev page, add
> JS next (mostly load libraries) - then build page elements
> with rev and html (and sometimes more JS)
> > 
> > OK now - I don't mind learning and I don't mind
> hacking my way through. But Damn it.... I have such a
> jheadache now. That whole & quote & thing and
> readability thing needs to be addressed real soon. Maybe
> Jerry's thingy can do it??? maybe it can have all of these
> really cool plugins for building unbuilding these
> mosnters.....
> > 
> > Had to just let it all out before the end of the
> year.....
> > 
> > Tom McGrath III
> > Lazy River Software
> > 3mcgrath at comcast.net
> > 
> > iTunes Library Suite - libITS
> > Information and download can be found on this page:
> > http://www.lazyriversoftware.com/RevOne.html
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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