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Peter Butkovic07/14/14
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Kindle for offline html docs reading

Summer is here. While laying on the beach, you can use the time to learn new programming language or get some overview on the framework of your interest. I bought myself Kindle, my beach holiday is just a day away, so it’s time to fill the reader with content.

Chris Odell07/11/14
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No Script: Everybody Uses JavaScript These Days!

Or do they... The argument over progressive enhancement continues to rage both for and against the use of advanced JavaScript features to provide a more enhanced User eXperience.

Paul Underwood07/10/14
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Using IF Statements In Sass

In this article we are going to look at using IF statements in Sass.

Paul Hammant07/10/14
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Browsing QML instead of HTML

HTML's a mess, I think. A SAX form handing off to a YACC form that can be escaped within the former. CSS has turned out to be a whole PhD subject on its own. What if we could start over? What would that look like?

jb j07/10/14
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How to build a fixed menu in 3 easy steps

Fixed menus are a definitive web design trend of 2014. They look good, and they are also super useful for visitors. Today, I’m showing you how you can create a lightweight, functional and beautiful fixed menu for your website or WordPress blog.

Lorna Mitchell07/09/14
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View Only Headers with Curl

When working with curl, it can give lots of excellent and detailed information, but sometimes it is too much! Today I'm fiddling with the caching headers on a client's application, so I'm only interested in seeing the headers and not the body of the response.

Alec Noller07/08/14
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Refcard Expansion Pack: JavaScript Debugging

This week, DZone released its latest Refcard: JavaScript Debugging. For those of you interested in sharpening your JavaScript skills - or, maybe, debating a potentially unpopular opinion - we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic.

Jeremy Likness07/07/14
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Video: Quick Tip for Debugging AngularJS Applications

In this video I'll show you how to quickly determine where the source code bound to a function in the UI is so you can set a breakpoint to step into the code directly.

Bill Jones07/05/14
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Get Your Rendering On

At first I was rather skeptical about this book, I was always interested CG rendering and 3D design and this book seemed like a good direction to take. I really enjoyed the hands on approach, make sure you download the code documents in order to follow along.

Paul Underwood07/04/14
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Dynamically Create CSS Classes With SASS

One of my favourite features of SASS is the ability to use loops to dynamically create your CSS classes. A good example of this is when you want to make a set of classes to use for changing the text colours and background colours of elements you would normally have to write CSS like this.

Chris Odell07/04/14
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De-registering a WordPress Custom Taxonomy

You know how to register a custom taxonomy and how to register terms for that taxonomy. However what do you do if you want to de-register a taxonomy?

John Cook07/02/14
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Classical programming

It would be interesting to see a classical approach to teaching programming. The goal would be to write code that is testable, maintainable, and even occasionally eloquent.

Sagar H Ganatra07/01/14
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AngularJS: Resolving data services before instantiating the Controller and Template

Look at a scenario where you are using a Search service to get a collection of objects that contain the search string. You can specify the route which will display the search results.

Luis Aguilar07/01/14
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CSS3 Pseudo-headache

Since what I wanted to do was merely style-related, I thought of only using CSS for it. After all, how hard could it be!? RIGHT!?

Ravi Kiran06/30/14
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Using Promises in Node.js Apps

To separate logic of accessing data from the routes, we create separate modules to handle the task of data access. When I started learning Node.js, a common pattern that I saw in some samples to separate the data access logic from routing was as follows:

Swizec Teller06/27/14
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My New Favourite JavaScript Trick

Using returns and callbacks in the same function. Sounds like crazy talk I know, but hear me out, I have good reason. I think.

Ricky Yim06/26/14
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Baby steps with Protractor and AngularJS

Protractor is an emerging E2E (end to end) testing framework in the AngularJS world. This article shows you how to run your very first test in Protractor.

Alec Noller06/25/14
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Dev of the Week: Mike Driscoll

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Mike Driscoll, Python programmer, author, and founder of the Python user group in Iowa.

Luis Aguilar06/25/14
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Wishing For A Lazier Underscore

Sometimes the day of a developer gets awfully complicated. One of my less favorite moments are those when you have used a library for most of your project and then you realize you need things from it it was not designed to do.

Tousif Khan06/25/14
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Ext JS 4 CRUD example

While writing my Spring-Hibernate Integration post I realize that we (as java developers) have so many frameworks available which can make life easy by rapidly developing so many common things using frameworks. ExtJS is the most advanced among those client side UI frameworks.

Matt Butcher06/24/14
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The Best Keyboard Hack Ever

There's a key on my keyboard that I have spent most of my typing career learning not to press. Right next to A and right above Shift, it seems impossible to avoid. It MAKES ME SOUND ANGRY when I'm not.

Henrik Warne06/23/14
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Switching from Java to Python: First Impressions

Three months ago I changed jobs, and in the process switched from Java to Python. Here are the differences that have stood out for me since making the switch. I am not a Java-programmer, or a Python-programmer. I am a programmer, period. There are differences, but Python and Java have more in common than what sets them apart.

Chase Seibert06/23/14
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Debugging an IE7 browser crash (manual git bisect)

Every once in a while, you have to put in a heroic effort to diagnose a bug. When you finally figure it out, you want to run around the office singing “We are the champions”, even if it turns out to be a trivial issue. Because that doesn’t mean it took a trivial amount of effort.

Mihai Dinca - P...06/21/14
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NextCharts: Playing with Widgets

Some months ago the first version of open source HTML5 NextCharts was released. You can read this article here. In the second release of the NextCharts project, it was time to add some simple widgets like alarm, indicator and display.

Aleksey Novik06/20/14
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Javascript for Java Developers

This post will go over the Javascript language from the point of view of a Java developer, focusing on the differences between the two languages and the frequent pain points