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JavaScript Animation That Works (Part 3 of 4)

In our first post in this series, we introduced <i>spriting</i>, and how it can be used to do easy and effective cross-browser animation on the web. In the …

JavaScript

Sinatra: Some Questions from Ruby Newbies

Darren Jones in his excellent book Jump Start Sinatra says “<i>Since its release in 2007, Sinatra has quickly gained in popularity in the Ruby web</i> …

Javascript Best Practices

A presentation about tricks and best practice ideas of how to use JavaScript given in our office in India as part of an internal training.

Groupon snatches up retail warehouses as it takes aim at Amazon

The coupon king is buying up warehouses to store Groupon goods<p>Groupon, which made its name selling daily deals at a huge markdown, is planning to purchase warehouses where it would store an array of full-price goods. The move, reported by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, puts Groupon up against Amazon, a …

Yahoo’s Redesign Isn’t Over Yet, More Sites & Ad Formats To Come

Yahoo rolled out a major redesign to several of its web properties today – a move that’s part of a project apparently code-named “Grand Slam.” At least that’s how it was recently described in a Vogue profile of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, which said Grand Slam is “an effort to bring a more coherent …

Twitter hires former Ticketmaster president Nathan Hubbard as commerce chief

Twitter has hired its first commerce chief. Nathan Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster, started at the company this week and will reportedly focus on enabling shopping via posts on the social network. According to <i>Bloomberg,</i> the company hopes to offer its brand partners tools for selling …

Google Launches Chromecast iOS App

Allows for remote switching between multiple dongles.<p>Google announced its $35 Chromecast back in July, and by August, Android users were already …

Violence in ‘Kick-Ass 2’: the Comic Book vs. the Movie

‘Kick-Ass 2’ is violent, but the source material has even more bloodshed. Victoria Kezra compares the comic book and the superhero film.<p>The …

10. The Squid Is Replaced By Dr. Manhattan - Watchmen

By their sheer nature, adapting a comic book into a movie is a challenging business; after all, with so many decades of lore and fandom to draw from, …

Required JavaScript Reading

I'm asked regularly about books and online resources to get up to speed on JavaScript. Seems like everyone wants to get in on the JS action and with …

Web Assets - Tips for Better Organization and Performance

Remember back to when we had to spend a lot of time optimizing our project's assets (images, CSS, etc..)? Well today, users have a much faster …

The New IE11 F12 Tools

<i>Disclaimer: I work for Microsoft Corporation.</i><p>Back in January, I walked you through the features of Internet Explorer 10's F12 Developer Tools. …

Programmers without computers

When I started my first job as a programmer, I was surprised how much time my colleagues spent at their computers. Of course a <i>computer</i> programmer …

Enterprise Java Tutorials

The top 9+7 things every programmer or architect should know

I recently finished 97 Things every programmer should know. Well to be completely honest I did skim over a couple of the 97, but all and all this was …

Windows 8.1 Is Ready, But You Can’t Have It Until October

It’s ready, kids. Today Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 has been completed, and seeded to manufacturers. But regular folks like us won’t get our hands on the code until October 18. Interestingly, MSDN and TechNet subscribers won’t get an early peek. Patience is the name of the Windows 8.1 …

Twitter hires former Ticketmaster executive as its first head of commerce

As it tries to ramp up revenue in advance of a much-anticipated public offering, Twitter is looking to expand its e-commerce options, and in order to …

BlackBerry reportedly considering turning BBM into spinoff subsidiary, which explains cross-platform launch - http://tcrn.ch/16O0xYW