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Web Standards Library Update – Week of May 26, 2014

A lot of releases this week including the latest version of the commercial Ext JS framework. Some new tools that seem particularly interesting include Pho Devstack, MotorCortex and Browser-perf. Ext JS 5 includes touch support, responsive layouts, architectural improvements and component upgrades. Announcing Sencha Ext JS 5 flare.js is a small JavaScript library that works [...]

Web Standards Library Update – Week of May 26, 2014

A lot of releases this week including the latest version of the commercial Ext JS framework. Some new tools that seem particularly interesting include Pho Devstack, MotorCortex and Browser-perf. Ext JS 5 includes touch support, responsive layouts, architectural improvements and component upgrades. Announcing Sencha Ext JS 5 flare.js is a small JavaScript library that works [...]

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5 things you won’t believe are only built with CSS

Trevan Hetzel breaks down 5 UI interactions typically built with JavaScript, implemented only with CSS. By Trevan Hetzel I often find myself amazed at what plain ‘ol CSS can do. People float things with CSS, they clear things, they color things, they make things fancy. But there are a lot more hidden, or I should [...]

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5 things you won’t believe are only built with CSS

Trevan Hetzel breaks down 5 UI interactions typically built with JavaScript, implemented only with CSS. By Trevan Hetzel I often find myself amazed at what plain ‘ol CSS can do. People float things with CSS, they clear things, they color things, they make things fancy. But there are a lot more hidden, or I should [...]

thinking-css

5 things you won’t believe are only built with CSS

Trevan Hetzel breaks down 5 UI interactions typically built with JavaScript, implemented only with CSS. By Trevan Hetzel I often find myself amazed at what plain ‘ol CSS can do. People float things with CSS, they clear things, they color things, they make things fancy. But there are a lot more hidden, or I should [...]

thinking-css

5 things you won’t believe are only built with CSS

Trevan Hetzel breaks down 5 UI interactions typically built with JavaScript, implemented only with CSS. By Trevan Hetzel I often find myself amazed at what plain ‘ol CSS can do. People float things with CSS, they clear things, they color things, they make things fancy. But there are a lot more hidden, or I should [...]

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Real-World Best Practices for Building Angular.js Apps without Browserify or Require.js

Jeff Dickey dishes out some fantastic real-world advice on building Angular.js apps without Browserify or Require.js. By Jeff Dickey Burke Holland had a fantastic post explaining how Angular loads an application and comparing the merits of browserify vs require.js in an Angular app. I’ve worked with Angular on quite a few apps at this point, [...]

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Using Node.js in Production

By Jeff Dickey When running a node application in production, you need to keep stability, performance, security, and maintainability in mind. In this article, I’ll outline what I think are the best practices for putting Node.js into production. By the end of this guide, this setup will include 3 servers: a load balancer (lb) and 2 [...]

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First Look: Getting Started with Facebook’s ReactJS Library

Kirill Buga shares about his experience getting started with the ReactJS Library from Facebook. By Kirilll Buga Today, as JavaScript becomes more and more popular and the Front-end frameworks quantity grows dramatically. If you take a look at popular JavaScript frameworks such as Backbone.js, Angular.js, or Ember.js, you’ll notice that each one of them provides [...]

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4 reasons you should create a WordPress theme

by Aurelio De Rosa WordPress is one of the most talked publishing platforms on the internet. It has caught the interest of a lot of users and developers, and not just because it has been around for a long time (it was first released in 2003). One of the reasons WordPress has become so popular [...]

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Building Cordova Apps with the Verified Plugins Marketplace

By Sebastian Witalec One of most powerful aspects of Cordova (aka PhoneGap) is its extensibility. However, as some have argued, the Cordova plugin ecosystem can be messy. Recently Telerik published a plugin marketplace portal with the goal of improving the current state of the plugin ecosystem. To show how this can improve the experience of [...]

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Building a Game with In-App Payments for Firefox OS

By Rob Lauer The dawn of the HTML OS has seen the rise of numerous players backed by some industry heavyweights. Tizen (Samsung and Intel), Chrome OS (Google), and Firefox OS (Mozilla) are arguably the three biggest operating systems in this realm today. They are all unique in their implementations, but the tie that binds [...]

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