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HTML 5 - Please enable images? :-) Weekly Issue 101
August 14, 2013
A Web Performance Crash Course in 3 Hours Google's performance guru, Ilya Grigorik, presented a well received three hour long workshop at this year's O'Reilly Fluent conference digging into all aspects of Web-based performance.
Ilya Grigorik
Firefox 23 Released: The Release Notes Things include the 'Enable JavaScript' preference box is gone, input type="range" control added, a new ARIA role for key buttons, a new Network Monitor feature in the devtools, and requestAnimationFrame has been unprefixed.
js13kGames HTML5 and JavaScript Game Development Competition Launches Js13kGames is a JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 game developers. It has just begun and ends on September 13. Take part and there are a ton of prizes.
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Using WebGL to Add 3D Effects to a Site Most pages that use WebGL use it in a full page aspect for a game or visualization but you can use it as a regular page element too. Be sure to check out the rather cool demo.
Solving Rendering Performance Puzzles Google's Jake Archibald shows off his process for debugging an on-page performance issue, including how to select tools and interpret results.
Jake Archibald
Client-Side Storage Options Digs into sessionStorage, localStorage, Indexed DB, and file system access.
How to Build A Procedural City in 100 Lines with WebGL
Learning Three.js
IE11: Touch Browsing for Today’s Web and Beyond Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 Preview introduces new touch features, improvements to existing touch features, and new developer APIs. This post showcases some of the improvements.
Introduction to Topcoat Chris Griffith explains what the Topcoat UI library is and the CSS-based components, icons and other features it includes.
Flippin' Awesome
Absolute Horizontal And Vertical Centering In CSS
Smashing Magazine
The Amazon App Store Accepts Web Apps In-app purchases can be implemented via Amazon’s JavaScript API. Read more on CNET News and ZDNet. JavaWorld also looks at why this development is important to HTML5.
Build a Gmail-Style Expanding CSS3 Navigation Menu
Writing Better CSS Mathew Carella shares tips and best practices for writing better and more efficient CSS.
Flippin' Awesome
Chromium Dashboard: Polymer Powered Status Board for Google's Chromium
Introduction to Animating in HTML Krasimir Tsonev details the various techniques for animating in HTML including JavaScript, CSS and the Animate.CSS library.
Flippin' Awesome
Generating an Application Cache Manifest with PhantomJS
Web Worker Patterns
Using JSFiddle to Prototype Firefox OS Apps
Mozilla Hacks
Using XSLT 2.0 as a Web Scripting Language
Simon St Laurent
Custom Audio Effects in JavaScript with the Web Audio API
Having Fun with the 'image' Tag
Jake Archibald
A Game-Based Web Speech API Tutorial In 9 minutes, Intel's Tyler Smith demonstrates how to use the Web Speech API to create a voice-driven HTML5 game.
Lessons From The Experimental Edge of Technology Presented at this year's JSConf was a talk by Remy Sharp that looked at some of the lessons coming from the cutting edge of Web development, including WebRTC, 3D, Canvas and performance issues.
code and tools
Emmet LiveStyle — Live Bi-directional CSS Editing A plugin for live bi-directional (editor↔browser) CSS editing between Google Chrome, Safari and Sublime Text with more browsers and editors to be supported soon.
Tool to Upgrade Bootstrap 2 HTML to Bootstrap 3
git-html5.js: A Git Workflow in the Browser Environment
Type & Grids: Free Responsive HTML5 Template
Smashing Magazine
Cross-browser getUserMedia Shim with A Node.js-Style Error-First API
IDBFS: POSIX-like File System Interface for IndexedDB in The Browser
sublime-autoprefixer: Sublime plugin to prefix your CSS
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9 More Mind-Blowing WebGL Demos
David Walsh
Creative Link Effects using CSS3
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