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Mitch Pronschinske10/17/11
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HTML5 Jobs Up, Flash Down

A report by freelancer.com shows some interesting web development job trends for Q3 2011:

Sagar H Ganatra10/17/11
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How to in HTML5: Use the FormData object in XHR2

The other day I had posted on uploading a file using XmlHttpRequest 2 and tracking the progress of the file upload process using the progress event on XHR2 object and the progress tag. Another enhancement added to the XHR2 specification is the introduction...

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/11
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SVG Filter Effects Tutorial and Demo on IE10

Jennifer Yu has provided a new SVG tutorial over at the IE blog.  The tutorial can help get you acquainted with this feature of SVG, which is coming soon to IE10 and available on several other browsers as well.

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/11
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An introduction to CSS pseudo-element hacks

CSS is a versatile style language that is most frequently used to control the look and formatting of an HTML document based on information in the document tree. But there are some common publishing effects – such as formatting the first line of a paragraph...

David Rousset10/17/11
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HTML5 Gaming: animating sprites in Canvas with EaselJS

When you want to write casual games using the HTML5 Canvas element, you’ll need to find a way to handle your sprites. There are several libraries available to help you writing games such as ImpactJS, CraftyJS and so on. On my side, I’ve decided to use...

Alex Curylo10/17/11
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iPhone JavaScript Cookbook

So as promised when we posted reviewing opportunities for you a couple days back, here’s our just barely too late review of Packt Publishing’s iPhone JavaScript Cookbook — “Clear and practical recipes for building web applications using JavaScript...

Giorgio Sironi10/17/11
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Practical PHP Refactoring: Remove Control Flag

Control flags are boolean variables used to determine if you should stop a cycle or go on for another iteration. Since iteration is one of the three basic operations of computing, they were pretty popular in C-based languages.

Gareth Rushgrove10/17/11
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Devops Twitter Aggregator

I’ve been hacking on appengine again and have thrown up a simple twitter aggregator for devops. It’s again based on TwitterEngine with an increasing number of additions and changes.

Axel Rauschmayer10/17/11
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The power of the Asynchronous Module Definition

This post explains Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD), a standard for defining modules in JavaScript and contrasts it with the currently very popular CommonJS synchronous modules. Currently, CommonJS-style synchronous modules are very popular. For...

Rafał Kuć10/15/11
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Solr 3.1+: JSON Update Handler

After the release of Solr 3.1 I decided to look into the extended list of formats through which we can update the indexes. Until now we had a choice of three kinds of formats with which we were able to provide data – XML, CSV, and so. called JavaBin....

Lorna Mitchell10/14/11
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PHP Developer at a Python Conference

A few weeks ago, while attending the delightful OggCamp, I was approached by someone asking me to speak at PyConUK. Well ... I'm a PHP developer, but as with most PHP developers, we just like good shiny tech and aren't religious about any particular...

jb j10/14/11
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8 CSS3 techniques you should learn now

CSS3 is taking web development and web design to a higher level. In this article, I have compiled examples of amazing CSS3 techniques that will probably become very popular when CSS3 will be fully supported by most browsers.

Axel Rauschmayer10/14/11
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logo.js – JavaScript has a (semi-)official logo

On Oct 4th, Chris Williams (@voodootikigod) published logo.js on GitHub. In his words:

Veera Sundar10/14/11
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Intercepting onclick event in JavaScript using JQuery

Let’s say you are using some external components in your web page that renders a button as below:<input type="button" value="Delete" onclick="delete();" />The above code will call the delete() method when user clicks on...

Gunnar Peipman10/13/11
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ASP.NET 4.5 Preview: Using model binding to display data

ASP.NET Forms 4.5 Preview introduces us model binding for web forms. Web developers who are familiar with ASP.NET MVC already know what model binding is and how powerful it is. Model binding means framework ability to construct objects of known types using...