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Win 5 Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”

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Sitepoint is known to consistently release amazing books. Their latest book, “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”, covers jQuery, one of the most powerful JavaScript frameworks. The exciting new 390-page book is perfect for any jQuery user, regardless of whether you’re a beginner, advanced, or somewhere in-between. WDD has once again partnered with Sitepoint...
Win 5 Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”
From college basement to e-commerce apparel: Amazon marketer debuts custom outerwear startup

Firefox 19 gets a PDF viewer and a couple of bug fixes

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On Tuesday, Mozilla announced the release of its Firefox 19 browser. The update is somewhat modest on new features, but it does include a built-in PDF viewer, which will eliminate the need for third-party plugins (unless you’d prefer said plugins for aesthetic reasons or for some additional functionality). The...
Firefox 19 gets a PDF viewer and a couple of bug fixes

This simple JavaScript library makes it easy to add keyboard shortcuts to your Web app

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For all the Web developers and designers out there, you’ll know that working with keyboard events isn’t a simple feat. So if you’ve ever desired to build shortcuts into your Web app, there’s a new and easy to use JavaScript library by the name of Mousetrap that can help. Mousetrap...
This simple JavaScript library makes it easy to add keyboard shortcuts to your Web app

Microsoft rolls out SmartGlass SDK to first crop of devs

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Microsoft on Thursday released the Xbox SmartGlass Software Development Kit (SDK) to partners that have agreements to develop Xbox games and entertainment applications for the Xbox 360. The device-agnostic SmartGlass application was first revealed at the Electronic Entertainment Expo earlier in June, showing how users will eventually be able...
Microsoft rolls out SmartGlass SDK to first crop of devs

Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles is mesmerizing

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A website built by two programmers, Stephen LaPorte and Mahmoud Hashemi, displays recent changes to Wikipedia in real-time on a map of the world. When a new change is saved to the crowd-sourced encyclopedia, the title of the edited article shows up on the map with the editor's location...
Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles is mesmerizing

Apparently, You Could Learn Any Of These Two Dozen Technical Skills By The End Of Today

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Over on question and answer site Quora, a student with a long winter break ahead of him wants to know: "What are some useful technical skills I can learn within a day?" How very Benjamin Franklin of him. Anyway, Quora users came up with lots of answers. These answers include...
Apparently, You Could Learn Any Of These Two Dozen Technical Skills By The End Of Today
Treehouse launches jQuery courses for 'pieces of flair'

5 Awesome free jQuery plugins for Web designers

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jQuery, a very popular JavaScript library that encourages developers to “write less, and do more,” is one of the easiest ways to start tapping into the power of JavaScript without dying under a pile of complicated code. Put simply, it’s an approachable toolkit for anyone with HTML & CSS experience,...
5 Awesome free jQuery plugins for Web designers

Microsoft launches IE9 Preview, takes fight to Chrome

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Microsoft today announces the IE9 preview to deliver an awesome new browsing experience.Our first look at Internet Explorer 9 follows much of the same core features we will see on the Windows Phone 7, mainly hardware accelerated graphics and text plus a new JavaScript engine and support for HTML5.In what...
Microsoft launches IE9 Preview, takes fight to Chrome
Mobile: Masterminds Behind PHP Tackle Mobile Development

Mozilla's Popcorn Maker 1.0 lets you turn video into the web

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A year ago, some engineers and designers at Mozilla released the 1.0 version of a JavaScript library called Popcorn that let web authors remix and extend web video in some new and exciting ways. Well, at this past weekend’s Mozilla Festival the team released version 1.0 of Popcorn Maker,...
Mozilla's Popcorn Maker 1.0 lets you turn video into the web

Pixelate and pointillize your images on the fly with SeuratJS

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Built atop Raphaël, a small JavaScript library that simplifies working with vector graphics on the Web, SeuratJS is a plugin created by Greg Smith that makes it easy for developers to pixelate and pointillize images on the fly. According to the creator, the aptly named plugin (read: Georges Seurat) works...
Pixelate and pointillize your images on the fly with SeuratJS

Microsoft releases SmartGlass SDK to Xbox developers

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Microsoft has issued the first official SmartGlass SDK to Xbox developers, according to an announcement. The software is needed to create SmartGlass Activities. Included in the SDK is the core SmartGlass Studio, as well as a JavaScript library with device APIs, and a sample app showing how code should function.......
Microsoft releases SmartGlass SDK to Xbox developers

Mozilla Hacks Weekly: This HTML5 blog-series is an undervalued resource for developers

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Mozilla Hacks Weekly, first started in July 2011, is an HTML5-focused blog series written by the Developer Engagement Team at Mozilla. The series has been going strong ever since, and I believe it deserves much more attention than it has received, if only because of the ways it encourages open standards and continuous experimentation with new...
Mozilla Hacks Weekly: This HTML5 blog-series is an undervalued resource for developers

Introducing Popcorn Maker

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Brett Gaylor launching Popcorn Maker at the Mozilla Festival this morning Today at the Mozilla Festival, we’re extremely proud to launch the 1.0 version of Popcorn Maker, a free web app that makes video pop with interactivity, context and the magic of the web. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to...
Introducing Popcorn Maker

Adaptive streaming will let you access apps, HD video and your whole OS from the cloud

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Mozilla has teamed up with Hollywood rendering company OTOY to create a new codec to stream video and apps from the cloud directly to the browser. The JavaScript library ORBX can render apps, gaming platforms or an entire operating system in any HTML5-capable browser, including Chrome, Safari or Firefox, even...
Adaptive streaming will let you access apps, HD video and your whole OS from the cloud

Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas

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Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas. This looks pretty awesome—Illustrator CS5 and Flash CS5 can export to a new “FXG” format, and Adobe are providing a JavaScript library to load that format via Ajax and render the contents (including Flash animations) in a canvas element. Could be great for...
Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas

HTML 5 games may not be ready for prime time, but this retro 2D shooter is hard to put down

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We’ve seen quite a lot of growth, potential and hype surrounding HTML 5, which also tends to take most of the credit for CSS 3, JavaScript and WebGL. Some game developers are embracing it, like Mozilla’s in the creation of this 3D first-person shooter, but others like Wooga, have rejected it. This...
HTML 5 games may not be ready for prime time, but this retro 2D shooter is hard to put down

Spotify Playlist App Soundrop Spreads Its Wings With An SDK: Now Anyone Can Have A DJ App

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Soundrop, the popular Spotify app that lets users create “rooms” to share streamed-music playlists with others, is turning up the volume on its service. Today, the company is announcing a new SDK so that others can create their own Soundrop-Spotify powered music apps. The service is kicking off with a...
Spotify Playlist App Soundrop Spreads Its Wings With An SDK: Now Anyone Can Have A DJ App

Microsoft: jQuery 2.0 Will Add Full Support For Windows Store Apps

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The next version of jQuery, the popular JavaScript library, will drop support for Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8, but doesn’t mean Microsoft isn’t very bullish about getting developers to use jQuery 2.0 and HTML5 to develop “a new wave of jQuery-based Windows Store applications.” As Microsoft announced today, Microsoft...
Microsoft: jQuery 2.0 Will Add Full Support For Windows Store Apps
Microsoft SmartGlass SDK now available

Firefox Beta gets built-in PDF viewer on desktop, themes and Google widget integration on Android

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Following the release of Firefox 18 earlier this week, Mozilla on Thursday announced updates to its Firefox Beta channel on desktop as well as Android. The former has received a built-in PDF viewer and remote debugging. The latter has gained additional ARMv6 support, themes, and integration with the Google search...
Firefox Beta gets built-in PDF viewer on desktop, themes and Google widget integration on Android
How Mozilla is bringing desktop apps into the browser & onto your phone
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