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Envato Live: Announcing Elite Authors Wednesday, 23-Apr

Envato Live in Chicago is just over a month away. Come and be inspired by some of our Elite authors, who will share their tips for running a successful business with Envato. Hear their stories, and meet the creative individuals who are at the top of their game! Hear are the Elites who will be …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 24-Apr-14 Published: 4 hours ago

Flash and Me Wednesday, 23-Apr

Send to KindleToday I tweeted a link to another stupid linkbait article proclaiming that Flash is dead. Of course, this set off a huge flurry of tweets about whether or not Flash is still breathing. And it made me realize that I haven’t made my current position on Flash very clear. The fact …

Bit-101 All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 24-Apr-14 Published: 6 hours ago

Labelmask Wednesday, 23-Apr

I’ve recently been for more efficient ways for user inputs, especially around credit card input. In exploring using input mask solutions, a lot of people have weighed in on several important limitations/frustrations: Accessibilty–One of the biggest concerns with input masks is that …

Brad Frost All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 8 hours ago

Logs From Open Phonegap Session Wednesday, 23-Apr

Thank you to everyone (especially the PhoneGap team!) who showed up to the open session that Holly and I ran today. We had a great size crowd and a very interesting set of questions. Between Holly and I and other PhoneGap members we were able to co...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 24-Apr-14 Published: 8 hours ago

Pm Learnings: So Here We Are Wednesday, 23-Apr

I've been a product manager for over a year now. I'd like to think I've learned a lot along the way. I want to document that journey to date and into the future. Issue 2 So, here we are... I started at Shopify in a design role. We didn't have a product team. No product managers to speak of. As …

Jonathon Snook All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 11 hours ago

Posting Form Data With $http in Angularjs Wednesday, 23-Apr

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to transform the outgoing request in AngularJS in order to post data as a regular form post....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 15 hours ago

Cache Invalidation Strategies With Varnish Cache Wednesday, 23-Apr

Phil Karlton once said, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things." This article is about the harder of these two: cache invalidation. It’s directed at readers who already work with Varnish Cache. To learn more about it, you’ll find background …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 17 hours ago

Coldfusion Cfinvokeargument Bug Wednesday, 23-Apr

A coworker and I were debugging some old code yesterday and couldn't believe what we came across. Say you have a component and and in a method for whatever reason you were using cfinvoke to call another method. In this case we have a variable called foo.result set to true. When this is passed to …

Dan Vega All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 22 hours ago

Node Roundup: Npm-Pkgr, Promised Land, Stash.js Tuesday, 22-Apr

npm-pkgr npm-pkgr (GitHub: vvo / npm-pkgr , License: ISC , npm: npm-pkgr ) by Vincent Voyer caches npm install results based on your package.json and npm-shrinkwrap.json files. Depending on your set up, this should reduce the time taken to deploy Node projects. The basic usage is npm-pkgr …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Tinderbox: Continuous Deployment and Better Code Reviews Tuesday, 22-Apr

A couple of months ago, we committed to hosting Tinderbox talks every 8 weeks. We’re excited to announce the second event in the new series, which is scheduled for Wednesday April 30th. This is what we have on the docket: … Continue reading →

Carbon Five All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Project Parfait - Psd Introspection in the Browser Tuesday, 22-Apr

Today Adobe launched a pretty cool new site - Project Parfait . Project Parfait lets you work with PSDs via your web browser. By default you're presented with a default PSD to work with, but you can quickly upload new PSDs by simply dragging them into the browser. I did multiple tests and the …

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Httpi - a Lightweight $resource-Inspired Module for Angularjs Tuesday, 22-Apr

Ben Nadel presents the httpi module, a $resource-inspired service for making AJAX requests in your AngularJS application without the cruft and ceremony of the $resource module....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Extracting Service Objects From Workers Tuesday, 22-Apr

Background jobs processed by asynchronous workers, are a staple of most production Rails applications I work with. Inevitably there is some time consuming process that you want to handle in the background, either because you want to keep user requests … Continue reading →

Carbon Five All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Introducing the Phonegap Developer App Tuesday, 22-Apr

If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new PhoneGap Developer App available for testing your PhoneGap apps quickly. Using this new app, you can quickly test and code changes to your app from your desktop/laptop and see those changes reflected on your device immediately without having to …

Dev Girl All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Picturefill 2 Tuesday, 22-Apr

This is important because: Picturefill was a great solution already, and this brings it into the future encouraging the use of the future proper syntax. You not only can use <picture> but <img srcset> too, which is a close cousin and useful when swapping sources with media …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Creating Defensive Objects With Es6 Proxies Tuesday, 22-Apr

This past week I spent an hour debugging an issue that I ultimately tracked down to a silly problem: the property I was referencing didn’t exist on the given object. I had typed request.code and it should have been request.query.code. After sternly lecturing myself for not noticing earlier, …

Nicholas C. Zakas All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Inline Svg Vs Icon Fonts [cagematch] Tuesday, 22-Apr

If you're building an icon system for a site, you have some options. If you know the icons need to be raster images, then you'll likely be using CSS sprites . If the icons will be vector images (much more common these days), you have some options. Two of those options are using inline SVG and …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Using Url Interpolation With $http in Angularjs Tuesday, 22-Apr

Ben Nadel looks at how to implement URL interpolation using the $http service in AngularJS (the way that the $resource service works)....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Html5 Lo Seguirá Intentando En 2014… Tuesday, 22-Apr

Después de leer, una vez más, sobre la posible muerte de Flash a manos de HTML5 (sí, ya se que debéis de estar tan aburridos como yo del tema…) durante este año 2014 (ni antes ni después) en este artículo, me he decidido a responder. Lo cierto es que nada más lejos. HTML5 lo sigue …

Carlos Rovira All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Qforms Updated to Fix Issue in Chrome 34 Tuesday, 22-Apr

While I never planned on releasing another update for qForms v1 (after all, it was written 14 years ago and supports Netscape 3), a change in Chrome 34 broke qForms in a way where the value of radio elements and checkboxes could not properly be detected. The change has to do with the fact that …

Dan Switzer All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 23-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Dream Big, Act Small Tuesday, 22-Apr

We should all have ambitious dreams about what we can do with digital. But, when it comes to taking action we need to execute small, standalone projects. Become a digital leader in your organisation! Paul’s new book Digital Adaptation will empower you to bring about real change in your …

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work? Tuesday, 22-Apr

Pattern libraries are a great source of inspiration and education for designers. But common practice doesn’t always equal best practice. In this post, we’ll look at why many common tutorial patterns are ineffective and how you can leverage game design principles to increase user engagement. …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Pattern Lab Discussion Tuesday, 22-Apr

Earlier today Dave Rupert, Addy Osmani, and several others had a great discussion about Pattern Lab, node, and what’s next. There are some interesting nuggets in there.

Brad Frost All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 1 day ago

Writing Es6 Today With Jstransform Tuesday, 22-Apr

So there's this recent open-source project from Facebook called jstransform. It's also used by ReactJS. It lets you explore ES6 features and not only explore, but use them in production code. All you need to do is add the transformation to your static resource pipeline. (Of course you have one, …

Stoyan Stefanov All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Dom4 Elements, Ng-Fx Monday, 21-Apr

DOM4 Elements DOM4 Elements (GitHub: barberboy / dom4-elements , License: MIT ) by Ben Barber is a polyfill for document.query and document.queryAll , from the DOM Level 4 ParentNode interface . Using document.queryAll returns a new class called Elements , which extends Array.prototype so you …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Phonegap Developer App Monday, 21-Apr

At the end of last week a really interesting new PhoneGap tool was launched - the PhoneGap Developer App. The PG Developer App is a "shell" application that you can install on a real device (both Android and iOS with Windows Phone coming soon) and ...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Using the $http Service in Angularjs to Make Ajax Requests Monday, 21-Apr

Ben Nadel takes a look at using the $http service in AngularJS to make AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) requests....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Testing Chromium: Threadsanitizer V2, a Next-Gen Data Race Detector Monday, 21-Apr

In 2009, we developed ThreadSanitizer (aka TSan), a runtime data race detector based on binary translation . The tool helped find thousands of threading errors in various projects, including almost 180 bugs in Chromium. In 2010, we started experimenting with compiler-based instrumentation instead …

Chromium All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

A Marketer’s Guide to More Effective Personalization Monday, 21-Apr

What do rogue animals crossing a chaotic highway and rapid-fire mouse clicks have in common? More than you may think. When I was visiting India a couple of years ago, I made sure to keep my wits about me whenever I crossed a street since pedestrians, bicyclists, all kinds of vehicles, and, of …

Adobe | Conversations All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Going Reactive With Java 8 – Tonight at Triangle Jug Monday, 21-Apr

Tonight I will be presenting Going Reactive with Java 8 at the Triangle Java Users Group. Here is the session description: Java 8′s lambdas make building Reactive applications a whole lot easier and cleaner. Through copious code examples this session will show you how to build event-driven, …

James Ward All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Handling Z-Index Monday, 21-Apr

Managing z-index across large sites can be a pain in the butt. CSS is hard to test , so it's notoriously easy to make a change that ends up, for instance, hiding some important UI under who-knows-where. If you use a CSS preprocessor, maybe we can handle it in a special way. An Idea From Game …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Earth Month Tip: Waste Reduction Monday, 21-Apr

Tomorrow is Earth Day, which provides a great opportunity to take a moment to appreciate our planet and reflect on ways we can help protect it. In honor of Earth Day, we’re focusing this week’s post on waste reduction. Be sure to catch up on some of our energy and water conservation tips, too. In …

Adobe | Conversations All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 2 days ago

Rethinking Image Captions Monday, 21-Apr

Adobe Senior Computer Scientist Hans Muller has posted an invaluable article on using HTML and CSS to display an image with a caption . This one is well worth reading.

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 24-Apr-14 Published: 3 days ago

Corona Sdk Graphics 2.0 Rgb Conversion Monday, 21-Apr

Here is a simple tool I created to convert the old RGB values (from 0 to 255) to the Graphics 2.0 RGB values (0 to 1): Enter RGB color values (0-255) separated by commas (e.g. 0, 128, 255): Here’s the same tool on a standalone page at my company website.

Dave Yang All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 3 days ago

Ripple.js Sunday, 20-Apr

Ripple.js (GitHub: ripplejs / ripple , License: MIT ) from Segment.io is a library for templating and data binding. It’s based around templates, and has a chainable API, allowing plugins to be added to components: var Person = ripple ( '<div></div>' ) . use ( events ) . …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 21-Apr-14 Published: 3 days ago

12 Little-Known Css Facts Friday, 18-Apr

Sometimes these types of articles are cheezy and filled with fairly obvious stuff, but not when Louis Lazaris does them. All of these are pretty non-obvious. Direct Link to Article — Permalink … 12 Little-Known CSS Facts is a post from CSS-Tricks

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Improve the Payment Experience With Animations Friday, 18-Apr

Nice stuff by Michaël Villar. Tasteful, subtle, informative animations is a trend I can be behind. Reminds me of the nice stuff Val Head has been teaching , Hakim El Hattab's experiments , Codrops examples , Pasquale D’Silva's thinking , Effeckt.css ... Direct Link to Article — Permalink …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Using Order by and Limit Clauses in a Union Sql Statement Friday, 18-Apr

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use the ORDER BY and LIMIT clauses in a SQL statement that performs a UNION of two (or more) sub-selects....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 19-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Dojo and Ie8 Compatibility Friday, 18-Apr

As a web developer, we all have to write cross-browser code on a day to day basis and most of the time, cross-browser really means making sure the code works in different versions of IE. IE10 and IE11 are a lot better than IE9 in terms of compatibility and the biggest challenge is usually IE8 …

Anuj Gakhar All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 19-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Recording: Debugging Mobile Applications Presentation Friday, 18-Apr

Thank you to everyone who attended (not sure how many - 20+ I think?) my Google Hangout presentation today. I think I'm getting used to the platform but as always, if anyone has any tips for how I could do these better, I'll gladly listen to your a...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 19-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Another Weekly to Sign up For... Friday, 18-Apr

I've blogged before about some excellent newsletters to sign up in regards to web dev. A new one has just launched - Mobile Web Weekly. This newsletter is curated by two friends of mine - Brian Rinaldi and Holly Schinsky. Check it out. To get an idea...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 19-Apr-14 Published: 5 days ago

Live Reloading Chrome Apps, Chrome Extensions With React, Sendmessage Tutorial Thursday, 17-Apr

Live Reloading Chrome Apps The Chrome Store itself is a pile of rubbish apps with very few exceptions. Working with Chrome extensions and apps is pleasant enough in some ways – the JavaScript APIs are generally intuitive, and you can make native-feeling UIs without too much effort. …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Animating Svg With Css Thursday, 17-Apr

There isn't just one way to animate SVG. There is the <animate> tag that goes right into the SVG code. There are libraries that help with it like Snap.svg or SVG.js . We're going to look at another way: using inline SVG (SVG code right inside HTML) and animating the parts right through …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Scoot & Doodle Featured in the App Store. Thursday, 17-Apr

Chris Egy Rose and Patty Chang came to Carbon Five in spring of 2012 with an exciting new concept around facilitating human interaction and connected learning. The idea was to allow young people to connect with their friends, classmates and … Continue reading →

Carbon Five All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

The Day Santa Died Thursday, 17-Apr

Today, just as we prepare for an Easter break, I heard my youngest daughter arguing with her older sister, and then the younger came running to me. Dad, does the Easter Bunny and Santa exist? As a parent, or anyone speaking to a child, you don’t want to take away their dreams or hopes. At …

Robert Nyman All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Product Management Learnings Thursday, 17-Apr

I've been a product manager for over a year now. I'd like to think I've learned a lot along the way. I want to document that journey to date and into the future. It's the inaugural issue of the newsletter. I'm kicking this one off with a bunch of books that I've read plus a couple …

Jonathon Snook All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

After Editorially: the Search for Alternative Collaborative Online Writing Tools Thursday, 17-Apr

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the best writers, be it your favorite authors or those that write for Smashing Magazine, don’t do it alone. Often, they work with an editor (or two), who will help them coalesce their words into something more compelling or easier to understand. Having …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Article: Html Out of the Browser Thursday, 17-Apr

Very happy to announce the first publication of an article of mine on the Mozilla Hacks blog. This article is a bit of a departure for me. Less techy and more touchy feelie. Broadly, the article is a look at how HTML (well, web standards in general...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Using Jsonp With $resource in Angularjs Thursday, 17-Apr

Ben Nadel looks at how to make JSONP (JavaScript Object Notation with Padding) requests using $resource in AngularJS....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Railo Server and the Heartbleed Vulnerability Thursday, 17-Apr

Recently there has been a lot of buzz around one of the largest vulnerabilities in SSL, the Heartbeat  exploit. There have been questions from the CFML community whether or how Railo Server is affected by this security threat. Railo Server is a servlet that runs on any servlet engine and …

Gert Franz All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Sunny Coastlines and Micro Payments Thursday, 17-Apr

On the first show of season nine we talk to a web developer working on a council website and discuss online donations. Become a digital leader in your organisation! Paul’s new book Digital Adaptation will empower you to bring about real change in your organisation. Only then will it be in …

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

What You Need to Know About Wordpress 3.9 Thursday, 17-Apr

The latest version of WordPress named "Smith" was released yesterday which brings us another round of core changes. This time, the team worked mainly on the back-end editing and admin functions, such as a big TinyMCE (visual editor) update, gallery previews, media playlists, an improved widget …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 6 days ago

Photoshop Live - Charlie and the 3d Egg Thursday, 17-Apr

I love this Adobe Photoshop CC #CreativityForAll video! And here are some details on how you can get your hands on one of Charlie's exclusive 3D eggs.

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Community Superstar – Felt Tips Thursday, 17-Apr

Congratulations to Felt Tips, who is the Community Superstar winner this month! Not only has Felt Tips been a forum contributor for four years, but he is also a volunteer moderator, spending his precious time helping others and sharing his creative skills with the community. Having been a …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Browser Synths With Code Studio Wednesday, 16-Apr

Code Studio running polytropon . Code Studio (GitHub: substack / code-music-studio , License: MIT , npm: code-music-studio ) by substack is a tool for “designing musical algorithms”. It provides a browser-based interface that allows you to return functions that manipulate amplitudes. …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 18-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Phonegap Q&a Connect Session Wednesday, 16-Apr

Ray Camden and I will be hosting a PhoneGap Q&A Open Connect session to help answer your PhoneGap/Cordova questions next Wednesday, April 23rd at 1pm EST/10am PST. We’ve done this in the past but it’s been awhile, so we thought it would be a good time to host another. We …

Dev Girl All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Perfect Lentil and Pumpkin Dahl Wednesday, 16-Apr

After a bit of experimenting and a few tips from my Indian friend Gary, I think I've come up with the perfect dahl recipe. This one is really nice. Dahl 1 x 375g bag red lentils 1 tsp - turmeric powder 1/4 of a pumkin (chopped) Boil the ingredients in a large pot with a generous amount of water. …

Jason Sheedy All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Open Phonegap/cordova Session Next Week Wednesday, 16-Apr

It has been a while, but next week (Wednesday, April 23rd) at 12PM CST, Holly Schinsky and myself will be hosting an open Q and A session for PhoneGap and Cordova. We've run these before and they are pretty successful. There will not be any present...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 17-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

How to Deal With Merge Conflicts in Git Wednesday, 16-Apr

The following is a guest post by by Tobias Günther. Tobias works for Tower , the Git client for Mac and authored the new (free) book Learn Version Control with Git - A step-by-step guide for the complete beginner . Tobias is going to share a bit of information about a very uncomfortable …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

When It Comes to Designing Websites, Distance Doesn’t Matter Wednesday, 16-Apr

Do not base your selection of web design agency on their location. Skills and relationship matter more. Become a digital leader in your organisation! Paul’s new book Digital Adaptation will empower you to bring about real change in your organisation. Only then will it be in the position to …

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 7 days ago

Come and Create With Us at Envato Live! Wednesday, 16-Apr

Have you ever wanted to work in a co-working space with other Envato community members? Your time has come! Join us in Chicago on June 7th for the very first Envato pop-up co-working event. We’ve called it Envato Live, and we think you’re going to like what it’s all about. With our global …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Node Roundup: Do We Need Peerdependencies, Lazy-Install, Time Require Tuesday, 15-Apr

Do We Need peerDependencies? Isaac Schlueter asked this question on Twitter: Recently, peerDependencies has gotten more and more contentious. Srsly considering deprecation/removal. Thoughts? github.com/npm/npm/issues/5080 The discussion on Twitter and GitHub seems strongly for removing …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Example of Async Linting Support in Brackets Sprint 38 Tuesday, 15-Apr

One of the more cooler updates to Brackets recently was the linting API. This came out back in October and I wrote up a review of the API for the Brackets blog. It basically took 90% of the boiler plate code for linters and made it them a heck of a...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Win Free Copies of the New Book – Getting Started With Grunt Tuesday, 15-Apr

Readers would be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of the new book – Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner Three lucky winners stand a chance to win 3 digital copies of this book. Keep reading to find out how you can be one …

Anuj Gakhar All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Same Team, New Tricks Tuesday, 15-Apr

I am writing this to explore the following line of thought: We can increase the value we generate without expanding our talent pool Improving quality creates the most value Inflexibility keeps us from improving Ignoring queues is the primary cause … Continue reading →

Carbon Five All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Write the Docs Eu, or Kay Goes to a Tech Writing Conference Tuesday, 15-Apr

I wanted to go to Budapest for the thermal baths, goulash, Hungarian wine and a cheap connecting flight to Eindhoven. What I got was a fantastic conference where I met a bunch of new and interesting people and actually learned quite a bit, despite NOT being a technical writer. Continue reading …

Kay Smoljak All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Understanding Css Timing Functions Tuesday, 15-Apr

People of the world, strap yourself in and hold on tight, for you are about to experience truly hair-raising excitement as you get to grips with the intricacies of the hugely interesting CSS timing function! OK, so the subject matter of this article probably hasn’t sent your blood racing, but …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 22-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

A Framework for Thinking About Work Tuesday, 15-Apr

Your product owner comes to you with a request, and suddenly your stomach is tied in knots. There’s something about the request that doesn’t sit right. You blurt out, “well, that’s a lot of work,” because it’s the only thing that comes to mind. “Well, …

Nicholas C. Zakas All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Google Hangout - Debugging Mobile Web/cordova Apps - a Quick Review Tuesday, 15-Apr

This Friday at 1PM CST, I'll be hosting an online Google Hangout about debugging mobile web/Cordova applications. This is a repeat of what I did at this years FluentConf, so if you couldn't make it, this is your chance. Note that I've set the meeti...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Internet Explorer Aborts Images With the Wrong Mime-Type Tuesday, 15-Apr

Ben Nadel explains that Internet Explorer will abort JPG images that are served with the incorrect mime-type....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Internet Explorer Aborts Images With the Wrong Mime-Type Tuesday, 15-Apr

This is a really quick post; but, it took me over an hour to debug the other day, so I thought I would share. I was in a situation where I had to serve up images. This seemed to work well in every browser except IE (Internet Explorer). Furthermore, IE seemed to serve up some images and not …

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

Are You Getting the Basics of Analytics Right? Tuesday, 15-Apr

Monitoring website analytics is an important part of evolving your site. Unfortunately many of us aren't monitoring enough and look at the wrong things. Become a digital leader in your organisation! Paul’s new book Digital Adaptation will empower you to bring about real change in your …

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 8 days ago

The Dark Side of Transpilers Tuesday, 15-Apr

It's cool when everyone tells us that we can use modern and future ECMAScript features today, right? Well, here the other half of the untold story, the one web developers might not be aware or just wrongly ignore. What Is A Transpiler A pre-processor software that converts a non supported syntax …

Andrea Giammarchi All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

The Creative Cloud Pack—$200 Value, Just $20 for 1 Week Only Tuesday, 15-Apr

Do you use Adobe Creative Cloud? You’re going to love this. The Creative Cloud Pack crams in 500+ components worth $200+ in value, for just $20 for one week only. Read on for the details! What’s Included? We’ve packaged together 500+ fresh components, handmade by our talented …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Features Are Complicated Tuesday, 15-Apr

Why can't I edit my tweets?! Twitter should allow that. It's so simple right? CRUD apps (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) are app-building 101! What a gross oversight. But wait. Just as a fun nerdy little exercise, let's think about what a feature like this might take for the Twitter team. I …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Brute – Entity Component System Library for Clojure Monday, 14-Apr

Warning: If you are new to Entity Component Systems, I would highly recommend Adam Martin’s blog series on them, he goes into great detail about what problem they solve, and what is required to implement them.  I’m not going to discuss what Entity Component Systems are in this blog …

Compound Theory All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Responsive Svg With Vlex Monday, 14-Apr

VLEX (GitHub: indus / VLEX , License: MIT ) by Stefan Keim is a library for defining the logic necessary to resize SVG images. It works using a vlex attribute that controls how things are resized, and there’s also a VLEX function for initialising and updating elements. A …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Single-Field Credit Card Input Pattern Monday, 14-Apr

Forms suck. And they especially suck on mobile devices. Luke Wroblewski has been talking for a long while now about how input masks make form entry a lot less painful for people. He recently highlighted Square Wallet‘s clever single-field credit card capture pattern. The post referenced a …

Brad Frost All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

“creatives” Monday, 14-Apr

Stop calling yourselves “creatives”. I recently read about a mother who is able to stretch a $14,000 annual income to feed and clothe her family. That, ladies and gentlemen, is creative. Your fucking banner ad campaign is not. Every person on earth has a tremendous capacity for …

Brad Frost All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Earth Month Tip: Managing Energy Use Monday, 14-Apr

We’re sharing one tip each week this month in honor of Earth Month. Last week we focused on water conservation and this week is all about energy reduction. Share your favorite green tips with us on social media using hashtag #EarthMonth. With more than 11,000 employees and over 3 million square …

Adobe | Conversations All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Multi-File Uploads and Multiple Selects (part 2) Monday, 14-Apr

A while back I wrote a simple example of using JavaScript to add file previews for a multi-file upload HTML control. You can find that entry here: Adding a file display list to a multi-file upload HTML control. I followed it up with another example...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Finding Shallow Html Comment Nodes in the Dom Using Treewalker Monday, 14-Apr

Ben Nadel looks at performing a shallow search for comment nodes using the TreeWalker API in JavaScript....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Finding Shallow Html Comment Nodes in the Dom Using Treewalker Monday, 14-Apr

The other day, I starting playing around with the TreeWalker API as a way to iterate over HTML comment nodes contained within a given DOM (Document Object Model) node. When I first started tinkering, it didn't look like there was any way to perform a "shallow" search (ie, only look at child …

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Are You Taking Conversion Seriously? Monday, 14-Apr

If you want to see a return on investment from your website it involves a long term commitment to optimisation. Become a digital leader in your organisation! Paul’s new book Digital Adaptation will empower you to bring about real change in your organisation. Only then will it be in the …

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 9 days ago

Reactive X-Tags Sunday, 13-Apr

Here’s a cool idea I haven’t seen before: ReactiveElements with X-Tag . X-Tag is a library from Mozilla that uses JavaScript to provide support for the current W3 Web Components draft. This basically allows modern browsers to use custom elements: X-Tag allows you to easily create …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 14-Apr-14 Published: 10 days ago

Finding Html Comment Nodes in the Dom Using Treewalker Saturday, 12-Apr

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use TreeWalker API to find comment nodes in the DOM....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 11 days ago

Finding Html Comment Nodes in the Dom Using Treewalker Saturday, 12-Apr

The other day, I blogged about my jQuery plugin that facilitates searching the DOM (Document Object Model) for Comment nodes based on pseudo attributes . While I was writing that plugin, I came across a relatively new JavaScript API, the TreeWalker. The TreeWalker provides an iteration interface …

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 12-Apr-14 Published: 11 days ago

Reply to Your Overlords When Your Application Is Rejected. Saturday, 12-Apr

I recently submitted an application called Nudge! to the App Store. Like most of you, I get a little antsy too waiting for the emails to come in with status updates, hoping to see it ultimately get approved and appear on the store hours later. It’s exciting! Nudge! support site link. Nudge! …

Eric Dolecki All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 12-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Searching the Dom for Comment Nodes Based on Value and Pseudo-Attributes Friday, 11-Apr

Ben Nadel demonstrates a jQuery plugin for finding comments in the DOM (Document Object Model) base on comment text and pseudo-attributes....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Searching the Dom for Comment Nodes Based on Value and Pseudo-Attributes Friday, 11-Apr

A couple of years ago, I wrote a really simple jQuery plugin that searched a given DOM (Document Object Model) node for nested Comment nodes. But, it was an all or nothing approach; meaning, you either got comments or you didn't. It wasn't terribly useful. So, I wanted to see if I could rewrite …

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 12-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Results of Phonegap Survey Friday, 11-Apr

Thank you to everyone (all 229 of you) who responded to my PhoneGap/Cordova survey. The survey asked what version of PhoneGap or Cordova you used, how quickly you upgrade, and asked what problems you had (in general) with PhoneGap and Cordova. I've...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 12-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Upcoming Coldfusion Seminars Friday, 11-Apr

With the next major version of ColdFusion now in public beta, the ColdFusion team is hosting a series of online seminars .

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Update to My Javascript Behance Api Friday, 11-Apr

After "speaking" with a reader yesterday about my Behance JavaScript API, I've decided to go ahead and promote it to a proper GitHub repository. You can now find the code here: https://github.com/cfjedimaster/BehanceAPI. I also updated the A...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Why You Should Get Excited About Emotional Branding Friday, 11-Apr

    Globalization, low-cost technologies and saturated markets are making products and services interchangeable and barely distinguishable. As a result, today’s brands must go beyond face value and tap into consumers’ deepest subconscious emotions to win the marketplace. The Role Of …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 12 days ago

Our Top Authors Reveal Why Tumblr Is an Exciting Platform Friday, 11-Apr

Tumblr is a blog platform with a difference. It’s simple, social, and doesn’t require you to set up your own server. We caught up with a dozen of ThemeForest’s top Tumblr Theme authors to discover why they decided to develop for the platform, and what their experiences have …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago

All Ie Objects Are Broken Friday, 11-Apr

Thanks to @bga_ that forwarded to me the following tweet, things are even worst than expected (but keep reading for possible solutions): IE9-11 epic fail: obj = Object.create({}); obj[0] = 0; obj.hasOwnProperty(0) → false http://t.co/eSpBthysdm #javascript #IE #bug — Dmitry Korobkin …

Andrea Giammarchi All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago

The Bmean Stack and Offline-First Design Thursday, 10-Apr

This is a guest post written by Daishi Kato . Many of you would know the MEAN stack, the software stack consisting of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS and Node. However, the BMEAN stack might be new to you. The B stands for Breeze , a data management library with support for client caching. The …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 12-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago

The Decline of the Mobile Web Thursday, 10-Apr

Chris Dixon: Mobile is the future. What wins mobile, wins the Internet. Right now, apps are winning and the web is losing. John Gruber: We shouldn’t think of “the web” as only what renders in web browsers. We should think of the web as anything transmitted using HTTP and HTTPS. Apps and websites …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 11-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago

Chrome 35 Beta: More Developer Control Over Touch Input, New Javascript Features, and Unprefixed Shadow Dom Thursday, 10-Apr

Today’s Chrome Beta channel release includes a slew of new developer features to help you make richer, more compelling web content and apps, especially for mobile devices. Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to Chrome for Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. More …

Chromium All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 10-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago

A Guide to Validating Product Ideas With Quick and Simple Experiments Thursday, 10-Apr

    You probably know by now that you should speak with customers and test your idea before building a product. What you probably don’t know is that you might be making some of the most common mistakes when running your experiments. Mistakes include testing the wrong aspect of your …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 10-Apr-14 Published: 13 days ago