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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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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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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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ECMAScript 6: Jump in, the water is warm!

By R. Mark Volkmann The JavaScript language is defined by the ECMAScript specification, also known as ECMA-262. ECMAScript 6 (ES6) defines the next version of JavaScript. ECMA Technical Committee 39 (TC39) has a goal to complete the ES6 specification by the end of 2014. The current draft state of the specification can be viewed at harmony: […]

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The Basics of Express Routes

By Dhananjay Kumar Recently I started learning how to build web applications using Node.js and the popular Express framework. In doing so, I realized that one of the most vital concepts in Express is routes. In this article I will share the basics of understanding routes in Express. If you are just starting with Express […]

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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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