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HTML 5 - Please enable images? :-) Weekly Issue 107
September 25, 2013
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High Performance Browser Networking Ilya Grigorik, a web performance engineer at Google, demonstrates performance optimization best practices for Internet protocols, explains unique wireless and mobile network optimization requirements, and dives into the performance characteristics of HTTP 2.0, JavaScript, real-time streaming, WebRTC and more. You can read it online for free.
Ilya Grigorik
HTML5 for The Masses - Making The Future The Now [video] At the recent JSFoo conference in India, Mozilla's Christian Heilmann showed off what’s possible in browsers today, covering diverse topics like flexbox, Firefox OS, drag and drop, canvas, form validation, and more. A lot of stuff packed into an hour long talk.
Christian Heilmann
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reading
Firefox Plugin Activation Changing Firefox will no longer activate most plugins by default. When a site tries to use a plugin, the user will be able to choose whether to enable the plugin on that site.
Mozilla
Making A Rhythm Game with WebGL and Web Audio API A postmortem of one developer’s experiences building a Web-based music game. Code, diagrams, and sound examples galore to enjoy.
Gaëtan Renaudeau
Quick Guide For Firefox OS App Development A free e-book that uses practical examples to demonstrate how to create Firefox OS apps using modern Web technologies. Available for PDF/iPad/Kindle.
Andre Alves Garzia
Optimizing CSS3 for GPU Compositing
Ariya Hidayat
Web Performance 2.0 Ponderings on the current and future state of Web performance concerns and techniques.
Gorka Molero
Controlling CSS Animations and Transitions with JavaScript Coupled with a touch of JavaScript, CSS animations and transitions are able to accomplish hardware-accelerated animations and interactions more efficiently than most JavaScript libraries.
An Introduction to Topcoat A look at Adobe’s new high performance CSS framework.
SitePoint
Stunning Procedural Skies In WebGL – Part 1 The first in a series, we’ll try and include future installments as they come.
Conor Dickinson
Custom Scrollbars for IE, Chrome and Firefox Using CSS
Code Mug
The First WebRTC-powered Live TV interview Mostly a boast from a commercial vendor but it’s interesting to see WebRTC finding commercial usage this early on.
vLine
setImmediate and MessageChannel broken on Internet Explorer 10?
Code For Hire
watching
Perfmatters Live: A 3 Hour Web Performance Event Recorded Last Week
A live recording from Google’s SF office on September 19th, 2013, where Paul Irish, Colt McAnlis, Jake Archibald, and Paul Lewis spoke about Web performance topics. A lot to digest here. (Note: The event doesn’t start till 8m50s in.)
SFHTML5
jobs
Front-End Developer at The Nerdery The Nerdery is looking for talented front-end developers with a passion for being on the cutting edge of web development with the skills to support legacy browsers when required. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated, always learning and pushing boundaries.
The Nerdery
Software Engineer - Product at Coursera Coursera is looking for JavaScript/HTML5 experts to build high quality web applications that bring online courses to our students. As part of our small and agile team of software engineers, you will be responsible for architecting and implementing the front-end designs, and working with other members on the team to integrate the the application into our platform.
Coursera
code and tools
BackgroundCheck: Change Elements Based on the Background Automatically switch to a darker or a lighter version of an element depending on the brightness of images behind it.
Kenneth Cachia
RulersGuides.js: Creates Photoshop-like Guides and Rulers on a Web Page
Mark Rolich
Solved By Flexbox Examples of common Web page layout issues that can be resolved with the flexible box (flexbox) layout mode that’s becoming increasingly better supported by browsers.
Philip Walton
TogetherJS: Add Real Time Collaboration Features to Your Site
Mozilla
Mozilla Launches Preview Of Firefox For Windows 8 Tablets
TechCrunch
x-picture: A Polymer Implementation of The Proposed 'picture' Element
Responsive Images Community Group
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