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Gil Fink09/27/12
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How to Write a WinJS Custom Control

This post will try to give you a head start for your custom control library. During the post you will build an autocomplete control step by step and learn a few WinJS concepts on the way.

Michael Crump09/26/12
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2-Minute Location Awareness with Windows 8–HTML

I was working on a mapping application for Windows 8 – HTML using the Bing SDK and needed to pass the latitude and longitude into it. Here it is in case you want to use it in your own apps.

Asad Ahmed Syed09/26/12
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Using HTML5 to Add Drag-and-Drop Content to Your Webpage

In this tutorial, we'll see how can we use Drag and Drop functionality in HTML5. This will allow end users to drag the content of the webpage, adjusting the look according to their preference.

Joshua Gross09/25/12
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The Paste Wasteland (or, why the onPaste event is a mess)

When you work on the bleeding-edge, sometimes you’re going to get cut. The tech isn’t stable, things are buggy and may not conform to [a/the] standard—but the onPaste event isn’t a bleeding-edge technology. In fact, it’s been around since IE5. So why is it such a mess?

Christophe Geers09/25/12
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Getting Started with Twitter Bootstrap

For those not familiar with Bootstrap, it is a collection of CSS and HTML conventions for helping you out with typography, forms, buttons, navigations…etc. Included as well is a collection of (optional) JavaScript extensions.

Hirvesh Munogee09/25/12
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Little Smallscript - A Dialect Of Smalltalk That Compiles Into JavaScript

Little Smallscript is a dialect of Smalltalk that compiles into JavaScript. Hidden behind the huge Smalltalk Environment, Smalltalk always had a beautiful syntax that is fit for object oriented scripting.

Chris Bowen09/24/12
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Creating a Simple Windows 8 Game with JavaScript: Part 4 – Input & Sound

This is the fourth in a series of posts that will show you to create a (very) simple Windows 8 game. We’ll be using HTML5, JavaScript, WinJS, and some helpful libraries from CreateJS along the way.

Jos Dirksen09/24/12
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Deep Dive into Chrome Web Intents

I already wrote about the web intents API, which at that time was very experimental but already usable. In this article we'll look a bit deeper at the newly added feature of chrome d (23+).

Kristof Degrave09/24/12
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IndexedDB: MultiEntry Explained

The multiEntry attribute enables you to filter on the individual values of an array. For this reason, the multiEntry attribute is only useful when the index is put on a property that contains an array as value.

Chris Bowen09/23/12
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Creating a Simple Windows 8 Game with JavaScript: Part 3 – Game Logic

This is the third in a series of posts that will show you to create a (very) simple Windows 8 game. We’ll be using HTML5, JavaScript, WinJS, and some helpful libraries from CreateJS along the way.

Jim O' Neil09/23/12
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Adding Notifications to Your Windows 8 Game

A great idea and implementation are obvious ingredients for success, but you also want to capitalize on opportunities to get your users re-engaged when they aren’t running your app or game.

Gil Fink09/22/12
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Internet Explorer 10 Training Kit

A few months ago, I was involved in a Sela project and helped to write the Internet Explorer 10 training kit. The training kit can be download from here.

Chris Bowen09/22/12
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Creating a Simple Windows 8 Game with JavaScript: Part 2

This is the second in a series of four posts over four weeks that will show you how to create a simple Windows 8 game, using HTML5, JavaScript, WinJS, and CreateJS.

Hirvesh Munogee09/21/12
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LightningJS - A Safe, Fast, & Asynchronous Embed Code Intended for Third-Party JavaScript

LightningJS is a safe, fast, and asynchronous embed code intended for third-party JavaScript. Why Use LightningJS? Here's why.

Chris Bowen09/21/12
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Creating a Simple Windows 8 Game with JavaScript: Part 1 – Windows 8 App Basics

This is the first in a series of posts that will show you to create a (very) simple Windows 8 game. We’ll be using HTML5, JavaScript, WinJS, and some helpful libraries from CreateJS along the way.

Maximiliano Firtman09/20/12
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New iPhone 5 and iOS 6 Features for HTML 5 Developers

This post is divided into two parts covering new features of iPhone 5 (such as a new simulator), as well as iOS 6 (like the CSS 3 Filters and Cross Fade)

Hirvesh Munogee09/20/12
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BonsaiJS - A Lightweight Graphics Library with an Intuitive Graphics API and an SVG Renderer

BonsaiJS is a lightweight graphics library with an intuitive graphics API and an SVG renderer. Here are some of its main features.

David Catuhe09/19/12
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Using Notifications for Non-Modal Messages--for C# and Javascript Windows 8

MessageDialogs can be annoying for the user. A better was can be to use a non-intrusive notification dialog. To do so, here is the code in C# and Javascript.

Santosh Kumar09/19/12
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Understanding The "this" Reference in Javascript

Understanding, the 'this' reference lets you unlock the mysteries of Object Oriented Javascript and gain a better/more intuitive understanding of how the object model is structured.

Raymond Camden09/19/12
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A Parse.com JavaScript Application with Offline Support

How to build a Parse.com JavaScript application with offline support.

Jason Rudolph09/18/12
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ClojureScript: 4 Things That Might Worry You, but Shouldn't

When I first considered taking ClojureScript for a spin, there were several things that gave me pause: "What's the debugging experience like?"

Catalin Red09/18/12
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CSS3 - Using Subtle Patterns in Buttons

Nowadays, using subtle patterns is kinda cool so I thought why not using them also on buttons?

Paul Underwood09/18/12
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How To Create A Theme Options Page For WordPress

In this example we will create a theme option page and add a textbox on the page to add additional text to the index.php.

Gil Fink09/17/12
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Back to Basics – Using Keyboard Events in JavaScript

A few months ago I was implementing a POC for a customer and was in a need for reading keyboard presses through JavaScript. I was asked the same question today so I guess that means a post.

Raymond Camden09/17/12
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A Quick Review of Microsoft WebMatrix

Taking a look at WebMatrix: a free editor with Node support, iOS device simulators, and more.