A very busy week this week – I had to make a lot of tough choices of what to include (and still ended up with a long list). For those of you who follow me on Twitter, I usually post these links there (as I find them) before they get included in my weekly update but with travel to Sofia, Bulgaria (thanks DevReach), I fell behind. This week, things should return to normal.
A Draggable Mobile App Showcase
Jake Archibald explains how requestAutocomplete can request payment details from the browser, which stores them on the user’s behalf.
requestAutocomplete – take my money, not my time
Mary Lou shares some very cool concepts for navigation that animates in from the page border using CSS animations and transitions.
Animated Border Menus
Raymond Camden experiments with storing HTML multi-file selections, which allows users to correct choices.
Multi-File Uploads and Multiple Selects
Sara Vieira goes over the basics of using CSS Regions.
Introducing CSS Regions
Alan Greenblatt explains that there there are several tools available to help you visualize and debug your CSS Regions layouts in the browser.
Debugging CSS Regions
Libraries and Frameworks
Ben Nadel shares a solution for server-side logging of client-side errors within an AngularJS application using Stacktrace.js.
Logging Client-Side Errors With AngularJS And Stacktrace.js
Todd Motto offers a great introduction to AngularJS.
Ultimate guide to learning AngularJS in one day
PhoneGap Build now supports PhoneGap 3.0 and Raymond Camden explains what you need to know to use it.
PhoneGap Build and PhoneGap 3.0
Holly Schinsky shares a new service for push notifications in PhoneGap applications that is currently in beta.
New PhoneGap Push Notification Service – Puship (with free tier)
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
asker is a wrapper for http.request in Node.js that includes gzip, request retries and connection pools tuning.
RSS Pipes is a Node.js and Express app to create and edit RSS aggregators with filtering abilities.
RSS Pipes by dai-shi
ShaderDSL.js by by Krzysztof Palacz aims to make shader programming for WebGL a little easier and more web friendly.
CSSO (CSS Optimizer) is a CSS minimize that performs structural optimization of CSS files, resulting in smaller file size compared to other minifiers.
Pace.js is a themeable, automatic progress indicator.
The October Issue of Appliness features an interview with Jonathan Snook and lots of tutorials and articles.
October issue Featuring SMACSS Creator Jonathan Snook
Raymond Camden explains how you can work with binary file data using Node within a Brackets extension.
Working with binary data in a Brackets Extension
Brian has published in a variety of technical publications over the years, has presented at numerous conferences and events and has served as a technical editor on a number of books.
You can read Brian’s blog archive with 9+ years of content at remotesynthesis.com (he still posts, infrequently). You can find a full list of Brian’s past publications and presentations. Follow Brian on Twitter @remotesynth.