A little over a year ago I needed to do something very simple with jQuery for a project. The only problem was, I was working exclusively with Flash and had never used jQuery before. So I hired someone to do it for me.
Looking back now, I probably could have accomplished this task with a little effort. But jQuery just felt like a foreign world I wasn’t quite ready to explore. Probably because my love and devotion to Flash was just too great.
Flash forward to 2012, and the technology landscape has changed quite a bit. If you’re a Flasher like myself, chances are you’ve made some changes by now. Maybe you decided to focus on games or mobile, and are still working with Flash. Or maybe you’ve taken a completely different career path and are now working with jQuery and HTML5.
But what if you don’t fall into these categories and haven’t yet made a change? I’m not qualified to talk about the world of Flash games or Mobile Apps. Instead, I went the jQuery route. Here’s my story: