Dragging, dropping and sorting, with jQuery UI

I spy a nice opportunity to document some jQuery UI functionality I’ve been playing with this afternoon, for a soon-to-be-revealed client project. The project needs photo galleries, and as these need to be tied into the other custom post types and taxonomies, I’m quickly rolling my own so I can completely control the experience for admins and viewers. This is not so much a tutorial, as a quick glance through the code from the back of a galloping horse.

Here’s a quick screen capture of the organiser in action.

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How about calling a spade a spade, eh, HMRC?

Rather shamefully for a web professional, January was the first time I used the online tax return provided by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. It’s great, a massive improvement on the pencil and eraser, abacus calculator and calculation sheet, of old.

Today I went back into the My Account area, to check that some payments had got through. Unfortunately this side of the process is not up to the same standard as the tax form, and after becoming confused for a while, I hit “help”… and got this in a pop up:

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Tom Smith: Things you don’t know, but might, at BarCamp Leeds 2007

Tom Smith, of Everything Ability, gave an entertaining & refreshing talk for the last of my BarCamp Leeds sessions. A wonderful roll call, reminder and rallying cry for what he felt were great but neglected ideas things.

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