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The Best of the Week (Oct. 18): HTML5 Zone

10.27.2013
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Oct. 18 to Oct. 24). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Ghost: A Straightforward, Customizable and Responsive New Blogging Platform  

Last week, the highly-anticipated Ghost blogging platform was released to the public. Ghost was a well-funded Kickstarter project and is now available as a blogging platform intended to be user-friendly and streamlined - focused on blogging, as opposed to content management - in a way that others are not.

2. A Self-Destructive Web 

Nowadays, the author is finding himself more and more interested in content that self destructs or, put another way, expires after a time and will no longer exist. Nothing lasts forever, but maybe my expectations need to adjust on the web.

3. Why Responsive Design is a Waste of Time 

Responsive design seems like a good idea. At first glance, it makes sense. Why wouldn’t you want your same website to scale down for a mobile device? But if you are creating a new website or considering converting to a responsive design, I’d suggest you think twice before making the plunge.

4.  10 Ideas for Extraordinary Website Navigation 

Navigation is one of the most important parts of any site. And very often we have to deal with the search for new ideas to implement site navigation. Yes, we can always apply the usual drop down menu (which may be multilevel), but if we really want to impress a client, we need an extraordinary menu.

5. Structuring Large AngularJS Applications: Modules and ngStart 

How do you structure your large AngularJS applications? This recent blog post from Entwicklertagebuch explores the author's original (less effective) method of structuring AngularJS applications, and compares it to his revised strategy, which is a more modular approach using ngStart.