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christopherjon says
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.

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duotive says
christopherjon said
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.
http://bxslider.com/ read the api than question your self if there is a need to recreate a content slider.
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christopherjon says
http://bxslider.com/ read the api than question your self if there is a need to recreate a content slider.
I’ve seen it. Nothing wrong with it. It’ll get the job done. The ticker mode is pretty cool and uncommon.

But, with your line of thinking, the author of BX slider shouldn’t have bothered since cycle slider does the same thing and has been around for years, not to mention the thousands of other free sliders available.

Like I said, if nobody was writing this cool stuff and making it available, the rest of us would have really boring websites. Everybody should just stop reading right now and send $100 to the author of the Nivo slider because without it most ThemeForest authors would be out of work.

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ThemesFever says
christopherjon said
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.

+1

Thanks for the support ;)

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Kriesi says
duotive said
christopherjon said
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.
http://bxslider.com/ read the api than question your self if there is a need to recreate a content slider.

Of course there is. If you ever want to use a slider thats not used by everyone else (nivo slider comes to mind) you will have to build it yourself. And if you dont know the basics you wont be able to do that.

I think its a great thing if he wants to learn that, instead of going the easy way and throwing a bunch of free slideshows into his theme ;D

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duotive says
Kriesi said
duotive said
christopherjon said
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.
http://bxslider.com/ read the api than question your self if there is a need to recreate a content slider.

Of course there is. If you ever want to use a slider thats not used by everyone else (nivo slider comes to mind) you will have to build it yourself. And if you dont know the basics you wont be able to do that.

I think its a great thing if he wants to learn that, instead of going the easy way and throwing a bunch of free slideshows into his theme ;D

For the content slider we use bx slider. For the special sliders we use our own code. I do not see the use to create a content slider too. That was what i was trying to say, not for him to stop codding, but do not code something that already is out there, that was the idea.

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Kriesi says
duotive said
Kriesi said
duotive said
christopherjon said
why create something that already exists ?! why recreate the wheel! i really do not get you guys…
Somebody has to write the cool stuff that everybody else is using.

If it wasn’t for a couple of tutorial sites and open source code most authors would be out of business.

More power to T-Fever if he want’s to break free and do something fresh n’ creative.
http://bxslider.com/ read the api than question your self if there is a need to recreate a content slider.

Of course there is. If you ever want to use a slider thats not used by everyone else (nivo slider comes to mind) you will have to build it yourself. And if you dont know the basics you wont be able to do that.

I think its a great thing if he wants to learn that, instead of going the easy way and throwing a bunch of free slideshows into his theme ;D
For the content slider we use bx slider. For the special sliders we use our own code. I do not see the use to create a content slider too. That was what i was trying to say, not for him to stop codding, but do not code something that already is out there, that was the idea.

Well that probably works for you since you already know javascript but how on earth should he be able to pull of a unique slideshow if he struggles to build even a basic one like this? :)

Once you have mastered the easy stuff I agree: no need to re build it over and over again. But if you are still learning the do’s and dont’s from the very beginning I would always encourage people to write their own stuff

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duotive says
Kriesi said
Well that probably works for you since you already know javascript but how on earth should he be able to pull of a unique slideshow if he struggles to build even a basic one like this? :)
True, sorry for being a pain, Kriesi is right. :) Sorry.
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Kriesi says

BTW : here are a bunch of really good slideshow tutorials: http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/web-development/jquery-image-galleries/

probably one of these slideshows will be similar to what you need, so use the one closest and work your way to the desired result ;D

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ThemesFever says
Kriesi said
BTW : here are a bunch of really good slideshow tutorials: http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/web-development/jquery-image-galleries/ probably one of these slideshows will be similar to what you need, so use the one closest and work your way to the desired result ;D

I will make sure to check it out ;)

Thanks everyone :bigsmile:

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