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5 Can’t Miss Web Performance Optimization Basics

At this year’s STPCon I offered a Performance Clinic for attendees that came to the conference early. As part of this, we did 2 live performance …

SVG Text Tutorial: Text Annotation on the Web

With HTML5 and CSS3, web browsers acquired a number of amazing technologies: 3D graphics, sockets, threads, and more. With these, web applications …

Best ways to learn JavaScript today

JavaScript has emerged in the past couple years as the de facto expression of next generation web technologies, and a critical component of HTML5 …

Space.js – HTML-Driven Narrative 3D-Scrolling

For our messages to communicate across efficiently, we need to create a powerful connection between the user and our medium. Today we are going to …

Isomorphic React app with Ruby on Rails

Part 1 — Server-side rendering<p>Server-side rendering of React components to improve SEO and minimize your web app initial loading time.<p><b>Update 16 Jan.</b> …

How Single Page Applications Have Evolved The Web

Single Page Applications have been the talk of the town for some years now. A single page displaying all the information a user might ever want. No …

JSON API Spec Goes Through The Hacker News Gauntlet

JSON API is based on the JSON transport defined by the REST adapter in the Ember Data library used by the Ember.js JavaScript framework. Its editors …

More Optimization Techniques for Improving Website Speed

Web performance is an essential element of the user experience. In the <b>first part</b> of this series, I talked about a method for automating some tasks …

Choosing the Right JavaScript Framework for the Job

If you’ve been following web development over the past few years, you will no doubt have noticed that JavaScript frameworks are an increasingly …

React Native Tutorial: Building iOS Apps with JavaScript

<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.50, Xcode 9, and iOS 11 by Christine Abernathy. The previous tutorial was written by …

iOS Apps

Our Favorite jQuery Plugins and Libraries For Spring 2015

Web development is hard and there is much to learn. Developers and designers need to be on top of a lot of emerging technologies and trends. But the …

Getting Started With Gulp.js

Gulp is a Javascript based tool which allows you to automate bits of your workflow. Automation can literally save you hours a day. Whether you’re a …

Evil Genius 101: The Hidden Power of JavaScript Object prototype

Software Developer<p>Written on 31 March 2015<p><b>New language features are often welcomed, but if they are working against the language nature… Huston, we</b> …

JavaScript

React Components for Google Maps – Part 2

Making React and Google Maps play nice with each other is not a complex task, provided you have some insight in how to open seams in the google maps …

Screw The Valley: How Cities Are Becoming Startup Meccas

In many ways start up culture is like a local music scene. A place can influence what comes out and create a strong association. Just think about …

15 Epic Typeface Combinations You Can Use In Any Design Project

There are very few more time-consuming tasks than hunting down the perfect typographic pairing for a project, and for us graphic designers; it …

Create a Crawlable AJAX Website using PHP

AJAX websites tend to be much faster as it’s about updating parts of a web page, without reloading the whole page. AJAX lets web pages to update …

Fonts Of The Month: March

March is gone! but the awesome fonts stay!. Many active type foundries work hard to give us creative and innovative proposals on typefaces, this month wasn´t the exception.<p>Here is the list of the best fonts released on March 2015. Click on the name of your favourite font, don’t lose any detail:

Angular2 - First Impressions

<i>Doesn’t removal of the controllers violates the separation of concerns principle advocated by AngularJS?</i><br>Great question, Minko, thanks for asking! How …

10 Blissful Bootstrap Tools And Templates For Quality jQuery Mobile Development

The significance of a remarkable mobile presence is augmenting consistently and thus, making mobile app development a burgeoning industry. Businesses …

Effective UX and UI Tools and Resources for Web Designers

What has been working for you in the past may not be entirely appropriate for your next web or app design project. If this is the case, there are a …

A Worthy Guide for Creating Exquisite Mobile Web Design

• 0<br>• 8<br>• 1<br>• 6<br>• 0<br>• 0<br>• 0<p>Like web design trends, the mobile trends have also become an ever fluctuating field. With evolving user behavior, users nowadays demand agile …

Absolute Best Tools for Crafting Web Typography

Every designer would agree that typography is a huge part of web design. But the process of choosing which fonts to use can be a hassle. Thankfully …

CSS Frameworks That Aren't Foundation Or Bootstrap

Advertisement<p>It is no secret that CSS frameworks have been the cornerstone of web design for many years now, but, in the age of responsive design, a …

30 Popular Free Thin Fonts for Minimal Logo Poster Designs

Leading the stylish more and more designers are look forward to the minimalistic approach to web design with thin typography and flat one page …

Yelp's $50k Dataset Challenge

Sorry, your web browser is out of date.<p>Statwing only works on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or the most recent version of Microsoft Internet …

JRuby: The Hard Parts

A survey of all the hard problems JRuby developers have had to solve, whether the JVM likes it or not. Topics include parsing, interpreting, …

Stovetop Steak Basics

How to get a perfect sear without a grill<p>We love firing up the grill to cook the new beef cuts that have become available in recent years, but it's …

Cooking

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Rice Krispies Treats 5 Ways

There's something so wonderfully wholesome about a Rice Krispie treat.<p>There's something so wonderfully wholesome about a Rice Krispie treat. Like graham crackers and apple juice, it sends me back in a Proustian rush, overwhelmed by the smell of soccer practice grass and the lemon lime gatorade …

Recipes