This week included significant updates to Bootstrap and CoffeeScript. In addition, NodeJX, srcN-polyfill and extractCSS were new projects that seemed to garner a lot of attention.
Bootstrap 3.1.0 was released and includes three new templates: Blog, Cover, and Dashboard.
NodeJX is a fork of Node.js that supports multithreading.
What is nodeJX?
The srcN-polyfill is a responsive images polyfill that mimics the proposed srcN syntax.
extractCSS is a tool that extracts ids, classes and inline styles from a HTML document and outputs as a stylesheet.
extractCSS – Online CSS Extractor
CoffeeScript 1.7 includes a number of improvements including improved error message, source maps and stack trackes.
veinjs is a jQuery plugin that injects CSS definitions into a document dynamically.
Hackify is a collaborative, cloud-based IDE that is built on Node and installed via npm.
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.