Web Standards Library Update – Week of February 17, 2014



Some significant updates this week with Cordova and React. Also, new projects including GSS, INIT, DozerJS seem interesting (though GSS site admittedly made figuring out what it was exactly a little tough for me without digging).

Cordova 3.4.0 was released and Steve Gill lists out all of the changes by platform and tool.
Apache Cordova 3.4.0

React 0.9 includes normalizing event properties across supported browsers, improved error messages/handling and more.
React v0.9

DozerJS is a foundational framework based on Express for building RESTful API’s in Node.js.
DozerJS Foundational Framework

Bocoup announce a new release of their d3.chart library with simplified internals and improved composability.
d3.chart v0.2: Iterating on Reusability

Matter.js is a 2D physics engine for browser based games.

GSS is a CSS preprocessor and JavaScript runtime that harnesses Cassowary.js, a JavaScript port of the algorithm Apple uses in Cocoa Autolayout for iOS and OS X.
Grid Style Sheets

l33teral contains a suite of methods that wrap an object literal to make working with its structure a less cumbersome experience.
l33t literals in JavaScript

INIT is based upon HTML5 Boilerplate but adds structure for SCSS and JavaScript files and includes build tasks.
Kickstart Your Project With INIT And Grunt

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