Ever want to be able to drag things around and sort them?  As part of my research into how to drag and drop items for a project, I stumbled across this jQuery UI Sortable plugin, and it might just do the trick!

I don’t know about you, but I find Drop Down Menus very hard to use, especially if the font is small and there are multiple levels.  And if you’re on a phone or tablet, this can make it even more difficult.

One of the more modern designs for menu systems is what is called a Mega Menu.  You can learn how to build a Mega Menu with JQuery via this link, and more information about Mega Menus there.  To see one live you can visit Oracle’s web site, as they have one of the better one’s that I’ve seen.  You can also visit this article that explains that Mega Menus work well for Site Navigation as well as read up on Mega Menus that have gone wrong to avoid the common pitfalls.

Placing all of your items within easy reach is definitely key in world where someone’s navigating with fingers instead of a mouse pointer.

I don’t know how many people are still running a G-Tablet– mine is still running, but I’ve passed it off to one of my children as I’ve got a Samsung Note– but here’s a link to some free games that run on the tablet in case you’re wondering.

The biggest issue I’ve had with the tablet is that newer games with more memory tend not to work so well, even when rooted.  However, for doing light work you can still get a lot of mileage out of the tablet.

Ask For the Ancient PathsThe sub title of this book is “Discovering What Church is Meant to Be.”  I was given this book for free because this is something that I’ve been wondering ever since I decided that I didn’t necessarily agree with the practices of what I had learned growing up in the faith and began to find myself wondering whether the truth was closer to what the New Testament church practiced than where we find ourselves today.

Most Christians tend to try to place their tradition with the founders, and with good reason.  Even at the time of the Apostles there were many different types of apostate beliefs circulating around—the Judiazers and the Gnostics being two of the more well known ones.  So it doesn’t surprise me when I read anyone making the claim that they are the true church.  What fascinates me is that this book showed me that I really didn’t know my history as well as I should.

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SlaveWhen reading the rules to the game Othello, you come across the instruction that while the concept or rules are simple, the game will take a lifetime to master.  The concept that this book starts out with is that Christianity has been hiding a very valuable truth:  That the Bible is requiring that followers of Christ are actually his slaves.

John MacArthur argues in this book that the term that the Apostle Paul uses of himself over and over in the New Testament isn’t “bondservant” but “slave.”  This certainly gives a new ring to favorite passages.  I mean, when’s the last time you heard someone say, “Well done, good and faithful slave?”

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