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A Dad's Plea To Developers Of iPad Apps For Children

The solution is simple: affordance. Give the elements in question a characteristic that indicates they are touchable. The Disney Puzzle Book apps do …

The State of JavaScript

The State of JavaScript<p>Recorded at:<p><i>|</i> by Brendan Eich Brendan Eich Follow 0 Followers on Oct 19, 2012 <i>|</i><p>A note to our readers: As per your request we …

Beautiful CSS Form Generator

Overview<p>The web form is a core method of interaction of any website and a clean, friendly, attractive form is absolutely vital to minimize errors or …

4 Myths About User Experience — And How to Bust Them

While the concept of user experience and the term UX have become seemingly ubiquitous in the workplace, most non-UX people still have the wrong idea …

Handle your users losing their internet connection like a pro

What is Offline.js?<p>Offline.js is a library to automatically alert your users when they've lost internet connectivity, like Gmail.<p>It captures AJAX …

Dan Wahlin - More FlipBoard Magazines

In a previous post I introduced two new FlipBoard magazines that I put together including The AngularJS Magazine and The JavaScript & HTML5 Magazine. …

Multi-line strings in JavaScript and Node.js

When writing Node.js or JavaScript applications, you sometimes need to embed multi-line strings in your code. It may be a snippet of HTML, a fragment …

List of Free Science Books

Here’s an alphabetical list of all available free books. Note that many of the links will bring you to an external page, usually with more info about …

Too-Big-to-Fail Myths, Goldman Sachs Edition

The largest U.S. banks keep rolling out new arguments to counter the growing impression -- among lawmakers especially -- that they present an …

50 Design Problems In 50 Days: Real Empathy For Innovation (Part 1)

The adventure taught me an unbelievable amount about design’s power to solve problems and about my own capacities as a designer. Importantly, it …

Is Having A lot of Money An Efficient Means to Happiness?

Be honest with yourself – why do you want to make A LOT of money?<p>Is it because you want to:<p>gain acceptance from peers?<p>have total autonomy over your …

An independent conference focused on JavaScript, held yearly in Portland, Oregon.

Summary<p>I've tested a half-dozen home sensor integration technologies over as many years and learned something important about architecture with each …

Surprise! Mozilla can produce near-native performance on the Web | Ars Technica

We put Mozilla's JavaScript subset—asm.js—to the test.<p>In a bid to make JavaScript run ever faster, Mozilla has developed asm.js. It's a limited, …

Ask HN: Is NodeJS stable enough to build the next Twitter?

I've already written all of my APIs and the entire backend using NodeJs and Postgres. My biggest fear is what happens if it breaks down, as my start …

Information Theory in Three Minutes

Claude Shannon, the father of information theory, used to play an interesting game at cocktail parties. He'd grab a book, open it to a random page, …

Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999?

But nothing could have been further from the truth. Although, on the surface, it was not evident (and might still not be evident to some people) that …

The Stock Market Has Been Very Generous to Gamblers

Simulations of a random system since SPY inception show that nearly 35% of random traders, human or automated, have made some profit. However, only …

Four pricing principles to never forget

Most businesses are eventually faced with the key question: <i>How much should we charge?</i> There’s no one true answer. There are no gurus. There’s just …

Dan Wahlin - Dynamically Loading Controllers and Views with AngularJS/$controllerProvider and RequireJS

Dynamically Loading Controllers and Views<p><b>Updated: August 30th, 2014</b><p>A complete sample application that uses the techniques shown in this post can be …

Script Junkie | Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design

Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design<p><b>Rahul Lalmalani | May 13, 2013</b><p>In previous articles, I talked about why the Web is ready for responsive …

Why is There Such a Large Discrepancy Between The S&P's Forward and Trailing Multiple?

Depending on how you’re looking at the S&P 500’s current earnings multiple, there’s a good chance that you could walk away with a pretty divergent …

Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt's Dark Side

Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side<p>Greek yogurt is a booming $2 billion a year industry — and it's producing millions of pounds of waste that …

Bitcoin’s Winner’s Curse – What Auction Theory Teaches Us About Bubbles

I encountered bitcoin for the first time when I was researching anonymous web commerce. The exchange rate at the time, almost $10 for a single …