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Build a Web app with component(1)

kewah front-end developer<p>Build a Web app with component(1)<p>17 Feb 2014 Twitter: @kewah<p>Component(1) is a front-end package manager created by TJ …

From Google Ventures: 5 Rules For Writing Great Interface Copy

John Zeratsky gives pointers on the importance of crafting those little bits of text in the UI design of software products.<p>For many technology companies, design is mysterious. So when I work with startups, I try to demystify design by talking about processes and skills. The idea is: Design is not a …

API embedded resources considered harmful

Update!<p>Another way to handle embedded resources is by including or excluding them explicitly with query parameters. For instance below we could pass …

How Meetup Onboards New Users

Meetup.com, 01/2014<p>With just under 16 million members in nearly 200 countries, Meetup has to be doing something right with their onboarding …

How Angular Lets Us Iterate Like Crazy

<i>Interior, startup office loft. Friday Afternoon.</i><p>SUIT: Hey dude, you know Feature X that we were asking for?<p>DEVELOPER: Do I ever! I spent all week …

EveryBlock

EveryBlock is currently available in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fresno, Hialeah, Houston, Medford, Nashville, Philadelphia and Seattle. Sign up …

Fresno

Synopsis

Director is a router. Routing is the process of determining what code to run when a URL is requested.<p>Motivation<p>A routing library that works in both …

We spent a week making Trello boards load extremely fast. Here's how we did it.

We made a promise with Trello: you can see your entire project in a single glance. That means we can show you all of your cards so you can easily see …

Web Development

Friday Linkage: Iconfonts | Grunticon and SVG tools | Hicks Journal

I’ve now completed a few icon projects for clients where the deployment method has been a font. It’s a fairly painful process, but a great way of …

node-webkit-hipster-seed

Bootstrap a crossplatform Desktop Application using tools you probably never heard of.<p>If you're familiar with the node.js world, this sketch should …

rtc.io

Introducing rtc.io<p>rtc.io is a collection of node.js modules that simplify WebRTC development.<p>rtc.io does not only target node.js developers. It also …

Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 61

Hi Friends -<p>Welcome to the sixty-first issue of DashingD3js.com's Weekly Newsletter<p><b>Onwards to this week's links...</b><p>Featured<p>NY Times 512 Paths To The …

Free Handsome Bootstrap Themes

We here at BlackTie are branching out a bit in our Bootstrap designs. Instead of a theme, welcome our first Plugin – available for purchase at …

The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)

Ever wonder about that mysterious Content-Type tag? You know, the one you’re supposed to put in HTML and you never quite know what it should be?<p>Did …

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Preface<p>Design patterns are reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems in software design. They are both exciting and a fascinating topic to …

JavaScript

The Lazy Information Architect’s Guide to Organising Content

Here’s the scenario. It is coming up to Christmas and you’re in a design meeting. The topic for discussion is redesigning the navigation structure of …

Explore Flask — Explore Flask 1.0 documentation

Explore Flask¶<p><i>Explore Flask</i> is a book about best practices and patterns for developing web applications with Flask. The book was funded by 426 …

Sites of the Week: Marvel, Squarespace, Adam Rudzki and more

This is one more week full of services and their websites, all focused on great design and conversion. You'll realize that on sites such as MarvelApp …

REST Countries

Developer Preview – AWS SDK for JavaScript in the Browser

Would you like to build rich, browser-based applications that make direct calls to AWS services without the need for any server-side code?<p>If so, I …

Cloud Computing

Fight the dark side of Lean UX with the Experience Canvas

We’ve all been there. Those times where we realise that we’ve been sitting around arguing for hours over the small stuff, because we’ve forgotten …

Product Management

Absolute Centering

https://codepen.io/shshaw/details/gEiDt<p>CodePen<p>Perfect horizontal AND vertical centering in CSS, at any width or height! Works with percentage based …

CSS