Another busy week of library releases. Some highlights include an official port of Bootstrap to Sass, a new version of EaselJS with contributions from Mozilla and Conductance, a new web app server built on Node – but with integrated framework features. Enjoy!
nodemon monitors in a Node.js application and can automatically restart the server, and Remy Sharp details what is in version 1.0.
Bootstrap-sass is an official port of Bootstrap to Sass rather than LESS.
Conductance is a web application server built on NodeJS with integrated features for aynchronous code, UI and more.
Conductance, from Oni Labs
EaselJS has a WebGL renderer in early beta, built with Mozilla, that’s significantly faster than the Canvas renderer.
WebGL Support in EaselJS
WebKit.js is happening for real via Emscripten. Not clear the point beyond experimentation but interesting.
WebKit.js: It’s happening for real, with Emscripten’s help
Gizmo is an extensible platform for reusable front-end components like jQuery UI’s widget factory but without jQuery.
Paths.js has a chainable API for generating SVG paths that can be used with popular templating libraries.
Jack In The Box
(Note: based on reports, your mileage may vary)
A Node Interpreter for iOS
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