Blog 6:DJane Dominique Jardin uses of Jquery

For this blog, I came across a website for a female DJ named Dominique Jardin. She’s from Austria and is mostly focuses on Electronic Dance Music.  Anyway, her website is one of the best I’ve seen. When you first access her site, there is a loading symbol.

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and then the a picture of Dominique appears:

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that quickly fades into another picture:

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before you’re finally brought to the home page of the site:

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This opening sequence happens every time you load the website. It’s automatic but again it’s really fast so I wasn’t annoyed by it. The website also makes use of the sticky navigation but with a twist.

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The black bar stays at the top of page, the entire time but as you scroll the navigation buttons disappear and her name changes to just DJ. But if you hover over the navigation bar, all the information reappears like it is above.

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The site uses a lot of javascript and jquery in the coding. She has her music videos embedded on the page so just press play and keep scrolling.  Also she has some examples that we’ve learned in class, like the hide/reveal (the boxes on this page flip completely to show new information). This is a technique I really want to use on my next site.

I only talked about the homepage for this post but each section of her website has incorporated Jquery and the site although it’s almost all responsive, doesn’t take a long time to load or move slowly. Her media page, reminds me a lot of a tumblr website/with infinite scroll.

Check out this website it’s awesome!




One thought on “Blog 6:DJane Dominique Jardin uses of Jquery

  1. She definitely has a pretty cool site. It’s very eye-catching- bold, bright and very interactive. I also really like the images that flip completely around to display the information. The entire site uses a bunch of hover transformations- the nav bar is really cool. I like how it’s sticky but shortens unless you hover. That way it’s less distracting but still easily accessible and user-friendly.

    Also, on her about page, when you scroll down to the social network, you watch the numbers very quickly go from zero to where they currently stand. The icons also are floating. It’s all pretty cool, and the coding looks like something I could use with a little practice.

    Good find!


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