This week features some great tutorials and articles. My personal highlights include TJ VanToll’s look at the state of hybrid mobile development (really, a must read if you do PhoneGap), Ana Tudor’s panorama in CSS and Joakim Bengtson discussing his Slush scaffolding tool. Enjoy!
Identifying the current <script> element
An awesome, proof-of-concept panorama in pure CSS by Ana Tudor.
Panoramic (pure CSS)
Libraries and Frameworks
Joakim Bengtson explains why Slush, which is built upon Gulp, might be a better web application scaffolding tool and shows how to use it.
Slush – A Better Web App Scaffolding Tool
Krasimir Tsonev shows how to use Techy, a simple content management system that uses Markdown and runs on Node.js.
Simple Content Management with Node.js and Markdown
Rey Bango shows how to use the new notifications widget in the open source Kendo UI Core.
Adding Application Notifications With Kendo UI Core
Azat Mardanov write a newly revised tutorial for creating a REST API with Express, Node.js and MongoDB, using Express 4.
Express.js 4, Node.js and MongoDB REST API Tutorial
Part 2 of a great React tutorial by Jim Cowart, this edition covering remote data, mixins, JSX precompiling and more.
A Thrown-to-the-Wolves-Hands-On Introduction to React Part 2
Is hybrid mobile application development in decline? TJ VanToll takes an great impartial look at the state of hybrid.
The State of Hybrid Mobile Development
Aleksander Koko walks through building your first FirefoxOS app using web technologies.
An introduction to Firefox OS app development
WebComponents.org is a new site to “discuss and evolve web component best-practices.”
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