Viewing by month: March 2013


Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of March 18, 2013

Posted on Mar 25, 2013

There were so many tutorials and releases this week, that I could barely keep up (plus, PAX East delayed me a bit, honestly, which didn't help). A lot of tutorials seemed to focus on neat CSS tricks or cutting-edge features that aren't widely implemented yet, but still worth getting to know. There were a lot of newly released and updated libraries, notably Backbone hit 1.0. Enjoy!

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PAX East 2013 - Indie Games Galore

Posted on Mar 24, 2013

Retro ArcadeI have been to every PAX East since the first overstuffed year in the too small Hynes Convention Center. It was always crowded, but this year felt different. That's in part because this year was the first year that, in terms of trying out the latest and greatest triple-A games coming from the big name publishers, it was a total bust. The lines have always been long (heck, I waited an hour and a half to play Lollipop Chainsaw - which was not worth the wait) but this year it was a whole new league. My top priority, to try Bethesda's Elder Scrolls Online was thwarted by a 3+ hour line. My curiosity about The Last of Us was squashed by a 2.5 hour line. These games look cool, but that'd mean the majority of my day would be spent trying a single game by a single publisher.

Thankfully, there are a ton indie game pulishers with booths at the event, making my day on my own and my day with the family both enjoyable. I loved how the landscape of game development seems to be changing because of Kickstarter. I met many developers who'd found the funding they'd needed there. Anyway, below is a summary of what I saw in my two days at PAX East 2013.

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Call for Authors - Web and Mobile Development

Posted on Mar 20, 2013

In the past year and a half, readers of this blog may know I have reached out on behalf of the Adobe Developer Connection in search of the best authors in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and mobile development. It was a huge success in my opinion and we featured many articles by outstanding authors that garnered a huge amount of attention. However, recent changes mean that I am no longer focused on recruiting and working with authors for the ADC for Adobe. No, I am not leaving Adobe, just changing roles...

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Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of March 11, 2013

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

A lot of CSS tutorials and examples this week as well quite a few tutorials focused on a variety of different frameworks and libraries. Notable releases this week include YUI, Node and the new ColtJS framework.

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Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of March 4, 2013

Posted on Mar 11, 2013

This week featured a lot of interesting new projects and libraries including RaptorJS, review, resemble and pixi. Of course, there were also plenty of excellent tutorials as well as a new version of Brackets and a new edition of Appliness.

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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.