Dave DeHaan explains how he and his team created a dynamic, animated hero image using HTML canvas.
Creating an Animated Hero Image with Canvas
Medium-Style Page Transition
Parker Bennett demonstrates how he created a layout with complex shapes and image backgrounds using CSS.
Well Rounded: Compound Shapes in CSS
Pedro Botelho shares an experiment for multi-item checkbox selection using a click and hold.
Paul Kinlan explains several methods for creating fullscreen mobile experiences in the browser.
Building an amazing fullscreen mobile experience
A good reference of when to use (and when not to use) certain CSS measurements.
Which CSS Measurements To Use When
Try this browser-based musical keyboard and then learn how it was built using Web Audio.
Musical Keyboard – JS Dynamic Audio Synth
Jens Loeffler explains important components required for online video experiences and maps them to HTML5 capabilities.
HTML5 Video Guide – All You Need to Know for 2014
Libraries and Frameworks
Building a Parallax Scrolling Game with Pixi.js
See how Bootstrap 3 includes tools to help automate your web development workflow and speed up prototype development.
Using Bootstrap 3 as a Web Development Workflow Tool
Leo Horie gives his perspective on specific things that he thinks aren’t great in AngularJS.
Things that suck in AngularJS
Introduction to Sails.js
Mike Cunsolo walks through how to get started with Grunt for common web developer tasks.
Get Up And Running With Grunt
Raymond Camden shares a demo of using the new Snap.svg library to create an interactive map of census data.
Snap.svg demo – Census Data
Andy Shora explains what you should be testing and when you should be writing tests for AngularJS.
Unit Testing Best Practices in AngularJS
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
ExpressWorks by Azat Mardanov is a project available on npm that’ll walk you through the basics of using Node and Express.
Cloak is a library for multiplayer HTML5 games that handles client/server messaging, room/lobby management and more.
Building Multiplayer HTML5 Games with Cloak
Browser-sync watches files and informs connected browsers to reload (inject) the new CSS and works on all browsers.
Cross Browser CSS Injection
Alex MacCaw created a jQuery library to simplify animating transitions between DOM states.
Animating DOM transitions
Christophe Coenraets shares an example of Keypoint, a PhoneGap-based HTML slide decks micro-framework he built.
Keypoint: PhoneGap-Based HTML Slide Decks
A new npm service that notifies you when specific Node.js packages are updates in the npm registry from Piotr Walczyszyn.
Stay up-to-date with Node.js packages using npm-onupdate service
Brackets Sprint 33 includes creating new rules in CSS Quick Edit, visual CSS timing function editor, and image preview from project tree.
Brackets Sprint 33 Build
Web design has changed so that static comps no longer provide enough information for the modern web says Kirupa Chinnathambi.
Static Comps Are Simply Not Enough
A new extension that adds Apache config file support for Brackets from Terrence Ryan.
Apache Config file support for Brackets
Raymond Camden created a new Brackets extension that lints HTML.
HTMLHint extension for Brackets
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.