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HTML 5 - Please enable images? :-) Weekly Issue 127
March 5, 2014
To Close or Not to Close (HTML Tags) Is it better to ‘close’ tags or not? There are many situations in HTML5 where it’s not necessary, but this is an interesting look at the history and the validity of ‘to close, or not to close’.
Web Audio API - The Online Book Go beyond HTML5’s Audio tag and boost the audio capabilities of your web application with the Web Audio API. Packed with lots of code examples, crisp descriptions, and useful illustrations, this concise guide shows you how to use this JavaScript API to make the sounds and music of your games and interactive applications come alive.
Boris Smus
Glyphr: HTML5 Based Font Editor Professional font design programs are complex and expensive, so this is an interesting development. It’s open source too.
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Grid: A Simple Guide to Responsive Design A simple, good looking guide to the mobile first school of responsive design.
Adam Kaplan
A Detailed Introduction To Custom Elements
Smashing Magazine
Nine Things to Expect from HTTP/2
Mark Nottingham
Why You Should Care About Web Components Victor hopes that Web Components will help frameworks come together and produce interoperable components.
Victor Savkin
8 Bit Procedural Sound Generation with Web Audio API
Jerome Etienne
Grids in CSS3 Tim Severien discusses the history of handling grids in CSS and new features in CSS3 that improve the situation.
Flippin' Awesome
A Responsive Approach to Image Scaling with CSS Check out appendTo’s approach to vertically centering elements with CSS.
Exploiting the Google Chrome Developer Tools
Hydrant Labs
Getting into Sass Control Directives See how Sass Control Directives such as if, for, each and while can help you write leaner Sass code from Scott O’Hara.
Flippin' Awesome
How I (Quickly) Write Firefox Extensions
Jeff Griffiths
A Draft Spec of WebSocket over HTTP/2.0
Yutaka Hirano
CSS Animations With Franklin
Custom Elements for Custom Applications – Web Components with Mozilla’s Brick and X-Tag
Mozilla Hacks
code and tools
CutJS: DOM for Canvas A minimal JavaScript library for composing high-performance, dynamic and interactable 2D HTML5 graphics. It is inspired by DOM and jQuery with a new concept called pinning introduced instead of styling.
Ali Shakiba
Jumpstarter: A Next-Generation Hosting Platform Features one-second installs, cloning of projects, collaboration features, and more.
ucss: Find Unused and Duplicate CSS uCSS is made for crawling (large) websites to find unused CSS selectors.
Opera Software
FlipCSS: Create Right-to-Left (RTL) CSS From Left-to-Right (LTR) CSS and Vice Versa
Opera Software
qr-code: A Web Component for Generating QR Codes
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WebSID: Using The WebAudio API for Sound Generation and Synthesis Inspired by the Commodore 64.
Igor Zinken
5 New HTML5 Games to Play
Spil Games
last but not least..
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