This is the first week that I have separated out the post on articles and tutorials from new and updated projects. There are lots of new libraries to cover this week. Gulp got a lot of attention, in large part because it aims to replace the popular Grunt task runner. Koa also stood out as it is a new Node web framework being built by some of the same people who built Express.
glsl-transition is a library for making advanced transition effects using WebGL shaders.
Koa is a web framework for Node.js by the team behind Express that aims to be smaller and more expressive and robust.
Koa – next generation web framework for node.js
bLazy.js – A lazy load image script
Gulp is a task runner like Grunt but with some key differences that Travis Maynard explains.
No Need To Grunt, Take A Gulp Of Fresh Air
Switchery – iOS 7 style switches for your checkboxes
Planetary.js: Awesome interactive globes for the web
The Brackets Sprint 35 Build includes improvements to find/replace and live development without restarting Chrome.
Brackets Sprint 35 Build
Slip is a library for swiping and reordering elements in lists on touch screens with no dependencies.
Hover.css is a large collection of CSS3-powered hover effects available as CSS or Sass.
jqmBrackets is an extension for the Brackets code editor that adds support for jQuery Mobile.
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.
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