Category Archives: JQuery

Web Coders Sandbox: CodePen

As the web development community grows here on UMKC’s campus, we thought a good way to interact, collaborate, inspire, and entertain would be to meetup in a front-end “playground” (A.K.A. Sandbox). We would like to introduce you to CodePen.

Screebshot of CodePen Home Page
Two features that are really handy that we will definitely be taking advantage of as a group:

  1. Tags– these allow you to place labels on your work and also search for others. So, if you are looking for inspiration on a new design or javascript interaction for a form field, simply search the tag “form” or “input”
  2. Forks– forking allows you to take someone else’s pen and start modifying it without messing up their own work. This is great for collaborative projects and innovation

We’d love to see your first pen after you sign in to CodePen. Please share your first by leaving a comment on this page.

May 2011 Meeting

May 4, 2011
Administrative Center, Plaza Room


  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements – Open to the group
    • access off campus  – Central Systems
    • Rotating photos tool – Alia Herrman
    • WordPress updates – Vishal Kurup
  4. Trumba calendar options – Srilatha Kancharla
  5. Presentation – Jquery – Vishal Kurup
  6. Resources/Cool tools
  7. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?