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Google Makes Creating Maps Easier For Developers, Adds GeoJSON Support To JavaScript API

Google Maps is announcing a small update today that makes life a bit easier for developers who want to use the service by adding GeoJSON support to its JavaScript API.<p>GeoJSON is an open-source data format that has found widespread adoption in the last few years and is quickly becoming something of …

Kickstart Your Project With INIT And Grunt

As is customary in the open-source world, you can extend Yeoman any way you like, modifying the available generators to your needs. But what exactly …

Get Up And Running With Grunt

Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>When you are working with JavaScript, you will likely need to execute multiple tasks regularly. While this is pretty …

Out in the Open: Build Your Own Netflix-Style Suggestion Machine for Free

Netflix has spent years building and improving its recommendation engine, and even sponsored a $1 million contest to improve its algorithm. But now …

HTML5 apps can be just as speedy as native apps with the new Famo.us Javascript framework

Get ready for round two of the HTML5-versus-native app debate.<p>After three years of development, Famo.us is today officially launching a public beta test of its Javascript framework, which lets developers create HTML5-powered mobile apps that are just as fast and fluid as native apps.<p>While the …

5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs

(<b>Note:</b> The link above goes to an Italian-language website.)<p>magic is an interesting collection of CSS3 effects. The magic project is inspired by …

Real Time Chat With NodeJS, Socket.io and ExpressJS

NodeJS gives me the ability to write back-end code in one of my favorite languages: JavaScript. It's the perfect technology for building real time …