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Web Standards Library Update – Week of April 7, 2014

Several recent announcements and big releases this week including Kendo UI Core – a new, free open source version of Kendo UI and Kendo UI Mobile, Ember 1.5.0, Enyo 2.4 and more. Telerik open-sourced under Apache 2 the core of their Kendo UI framework including most of the widgets and all of Kendo UI Mobile. […]

Web Standards Library Update – Week of April 7, 2014

Several recent announcements and big releases this week including Kendo UI Core – a new, free open source version of Kendo UI and Kendo UI Mobile, Ember 1.5.0, Enyo 2.4 and more. Telerik open-sourced under Apache 2 the core of their Kendo UI framework including most of the widgets and all of Kendo UI Mobile. […]

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Easier Angular Directives with SweetJS

By Vittorio Zaccaria I’ll admit that AngularJS directives have always been a bit tough for me. Maybe because I am getting old – what do I know? The fact is that I’ve always struggled to understand and memorize its cryptic documentation. Besides, whenever I deal with Angular objects, I inevitably end up writing code that […]

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Organizing Your CSS Code for Preprocessors

By Tim Severien CSS preprocessors are probably one of the most useful things we have right now in front-end tooling. Whether you pick Sass, LESS or any other preprocessor, they’re great because they add so many features CSS never had. But I’m not trying to convince you use preprocessors, I assume you already do. Instead, […]

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Organizing Your CSS Code for Preprocessors

By Tim Severien CSS preprocessors are probably one of the most useful things we have right now in front-end tooling. Whether you pick Sass, LESS or any other preprocessor, they’re great because they add so many features CSS never had. But I’m not trying to convince you use preprocessors, I assume you already do. Instead, […]

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Improving Browser Detection

By Ryan Morr Despite the progress client-side scripting has made over the last decade or so, it seems that some bad practices are poised to never die. With the medium transitioning into a more mobile-centric world in recent years, an influx in bugs has many developers turning back to browser detection for a solution. History […]

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Easier Angular Directives with SweetJS

By Vittorio Zaccaria I’ll admit that AngularJS directives have always been a bit tough for me. Maybe because I am getting old – what do I know? The fact is that I’ve always struggled to understand and memorize its cryptic documentation. Besides, whenever I deal with Angular objects, I inevitably end up writing code that […]

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Code Protection and Packaging for Node.js Projects with JXCore

By Krzysztof Trzeciak “How can I protect my JavaScript code?” This question has probably been asked millions of times and the answer is always the same. You can use obfuscation, but it will, in reality, not protect your source code. That’s why it is always recommended that you shift critical code to the server side. […]

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Using Grunt? Consider Fez

By Isaac Wagner In the world of JavaScript tooling, Grunt is king. Grunt is a task runner, meaning that a build is defined as a series of tasks which run one after another. Tasks may include file concatenation, application deployment, source linting, etc. Grunt isn’t unique as a task runner – you may have heard […]

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4 reasons you should create a WordPress theme

by Aurelio De Rosa WordPress is one of the most talked publishing platforms on the internet. It has caught the interest of a lot of users and developers, and not just because it has been around for a long time (it was first released in 2003). One of the reasons WordPress has become so popular […]

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Building a Game with In-App Payments for Firefox OS

By Rob Lauer The dawn of the HTML OS has seen the rise of numerous players backed by some industry heavyweights. Tizen (Samsung and Intel), Chrome OS (Google), and Firefox OS (Mozilla) are arguably the three biggest operating systems in this realm today. They are all unique in their implementations, but the tie that binds […]

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