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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

Raymond Camden06/20/14
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ColdFusion UI The Right Way: HTML version

Back when Adam Cameron and I launched the ColdFusion UI - The Right Way project, I mentioned that initially we would accept submissions from the community to build out the content before releasing an actual readable version. Earlier this week I got off my rear and actually built a process to make this happen.

Luis Aguilar06/19/14
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Why is Node.js so Popular?

Basically EVERYONE is talking about it right now. But, really, why has it become so popular all of a sudden? Sounds like yet another web technology like any other else, right? Well, in a nutshell... (continue reading)

Luis Aguilar06/18/14
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How to Declare Modules in Node.js

One of those aspects of Node.js that took me a while to fully understand initially is how to properly declare modules.

Biju Kunjummen06/16/14
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Thymeleaf: fragments and angularjs router partial views

One more of the many cool features of thymeleaf is the ability to render fragments of templates - I have found this to be an especially useful feature to use with AngularJs.

Venkatt Guhesan06/13/14
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Getting started with vertx, an alternative to node.js

The VertX solution is built upon (and requires) a JDK/JRE under the skin. But then because Java supports other languages under its skin, you can leverage the benefits of languages such as JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Ruby, Python, Groovy or Java.

Raymond Camden06/13/14
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Browser slowdown? SVN failing? Read this.

For a few months now, I've experienced an odd issue with Chrome. I'd go to a URL and get nothing but a white screen while something tried to load.

Sapna Group06/12/14
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Tizen phone is here

Samsung has introduced its first smartphone built around the Tizen operating system. Tizen apps are created using HTML5, potentially opening up the platform to a wide range of web and interactive designers and developers.

Venkatt Guhesan06/10/14
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Grails: Adding JavaScript to bottom of page

In Grails using the templating (Sitemesh) if you were to include per-page JavaScript resources then it shows up much earlier in the layout content as part of the \

Tom Brander06/07/14
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Python for Finance

This book is aimed at Finance professionals and/or students with an interest in options trading and portfolio composition and evaluation.

Paul Underwood06/06/14
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Checking Media Queries With jQuery

The best way of changing your display depending on screen size is to use media queries to find out the size viewport of the screen and allowing you to change the design depending on what screen size is on.

Aleksey Novik06/06/14
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Really Understanding Javascript Closures

This post will explain in a simple way how Javascript Closures work.

Mauro Carniel06/06/14
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Rapid Development Applied to Alfresco Document Management System

In this article, an extension to the CMS Alfresco is proposed in order to reduce costs involved with the creation of a custom front-end and make it more efficient for the issue of document management. This extension is called 4WS.Platform.

Valeri Karpov06/05/14
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The Future of MongooseJS

While the changes in 3.9.0 were relatively minor, they open the door to getting some interesting features into 4.0. Here are some of the high-level features I think should make it in to 4.0:

Venkatt Guhesan06/05/14
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Cross-Browser Testing for WebSockets

So how do we test for both WebSockets and MozWebSocket? Here’s how:

Joseph Zimmerman06/05/14
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Book Review: Getting Started with Backbone Marionette

Not worth the money, especially with other great MarionetteJS books out there. Misused terminology, poor structure, lack of depth, and more make this book a dud.

Paul Underwood06/04/14
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Load Scripts Dynamically With jQuery

A common tactic to help speed up your website is to use a technique called lazy loading. You can do the same with other resources such as JavaScript or CSS files, you can make sure you only load in the script as and when they need them to be used.

Swizec Teller05/30/14
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(ab)Using d3.js to make a Pong game

D3.js is a data visualization library first and foremost. That’s what people use it for. To make shiny things that blow everyone’s minds. Recently I made a simple game of Pong using D3. There really isn’t much to making a game like this with D3.

Taylor Hawkes05/30/14
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Widening Browser Capabilities With WebRTC

In this article, the author discusses Click2Call, a solution that allows web developers to turn a web browser into a full fledged and completely free telephone.

Marcin Warpechowski05/30/14
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Introduction to Web Components

In this article, the author introduces a set of new technologies, web components, that includes templates, shadow DOM, HTML imports, custom elements, and more.

Victor Savkin05/28/14
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Updated AngularDart for AngularJS Developers.

AngularDart is a port of the acclaimed framework to the Dart platform. It is being developed by the Angular core team. In this article I will compare the Dart and JS versions of the framework. In particular, I will look into dependency injection, directives, and digesting.

Natalia Pankova05/24/14
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Why Do You Need Responsive Design?

Just several year ago all website owners, that were thinking about attracting more visitors, were trying to have a mobile version of their website as a must. Now the number of mobile users grows enormously every day. So here comes the responsive design.

Rahman Usta05/24/14
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AsciidocFX: An Editor for Asciidoc Markup Language

AsciidocFX is an editor with support Asciidoc markup language. It basically has a TextArea and when you write something on it, AsciidocFX automatically reflects any changes to Preview panel.

Simon Jackson05/17/14
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Architecting Unity3D – The dreaded “.”

You are now forewarned and forearmed with new knowledge, use this knowledge to change your current practices if you have been using the “.” method in your code. Keep it in mind with every video tutorial you watch or script you import from a lib or wiki and adapt it in advance.