Viewing by month: February 2013


Best of JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 - Week of February 18, 2013

Posted on Feb 25, 2013

It would seem I picked the wrong week to go on vacation (especially one where I had zero Internet access). This post covers two very eventful weeks worth of content. First, there were a ton of new product and project releases including Edge Reflow, Edge Code/Brackets, Edge Animate, Grunt, Yeoman, jQuery Mobile, CreateJS and much more. Of course, there were also a ton of tutorials and other outstanding articles over these weeks. I know it’s a lot of reading - but I guarantee you’ll learn a lot!

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Learning from the Brackets Open Source Code

Posted on Feb 14, 2013

As any good coder knows, often the best way to learn is by example, using code written by others as a guide. In this way, open source projects offer an especially good place to learn from the practices of others as they often deal with a number of complex issues and are frequently built and maintained by respected experts. Plus, learning techniques from open source project also has the side benefit of helping you become familiar with how that particular project works and, who knows, in the process you might even find yourself a contributor. One such open source project is the Brackets HTML, CSS and JavaScript code editor released by Adobe. In this post, we'll examine some of the various coding techniques and frameworks used within Brackets as a way to examine what you could learn from digging into Brackets' source code.

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Best of JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 - Week of February 4, 2013

Posted on Feb 11, 2013

There was an enormous amount of content this week (so much so, that I had to be even pickier than normal). Specifically, there were a lot of new releases this week including PhoneGap 2.4, a CSS Regions polyfill, Appium, Conditionizr and more - all of which look very interesting. There were also a lot of articles covering testing with browser tools (you'll find these in the "etc" section below) plus tons more.

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Best of JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 - Week of January 28, 2013

Posted on Feb 04, 2013

Despite the short week between posts (the last one was posted on a Tuesday), we have a very full list this week. Interestingly, the HTML5 canvas drawing was a popular topic this week as several posts covered very specific aspects of it and even two covering winding rules.

On another note, I was happy to be able to speak at HTML5tx in Austin this past week. This is a great event put on by Brandon Satrom along with some dedicated volunteers. Congrats to them on a jam-packed (information-wise) and sold-out event.

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My name is Brian Rinaldi and I am the Web Community Manager for Flash Platform at Adobe. I am a regular blogger, speaker and author. I also founded RIA Unleashed conference in Boston. The views expressed on this site are my own & not those of my employer.