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Brian Rinaldi04/03/13
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Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of March 25, 2013

This is a very, very full update this week. Click through for last week's most interesting tutorials, updates, and etc.!

Anders Abel04/03/13
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this and $(this) in jQuery callbacks

Now that I know how this works in JavaScript I got curious on how this is handled in jQuery and how $(this) is bound to the current element in jQuery event handler callbacks.

Raymond Camden04/02/13
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ColdFusion and OAuth Part 1 - Facebook

Last week, for some reason, I had multiple requests for an example of ColdFusion and OAuth integration. I ended up creating quick demos for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google. Today: Facebook.

Felix Dahlke04/02/13
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Why asm.js is a big deal for game developers

So, why is asm.js a big deal? Because the browser is suddenly a feasible platform for game developers, most of which previously ignored it.

Toni Petrina04/02/13
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Combining three.js and KineticJS [update]

I wrote already how to combine three.js and Kinetic.js in the previous blog post. Since then, both libraries have evolved and the same code won’t work anymore so here is the update.

Gil Fink04/02/13
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Quick Tip – Change CSS Classes and Not Element Styles

Here is another JavaScript mistake I’m seeing from time to time and a way to go around it.

David Shaw04/01/13
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The New Tactics of Search Engine Optimization

As the last few years have flown by the Internet Marketing industry has evolved and changed drastically.

Paul Underwood04/01/13
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CSS Media Query Snippets

With responsive design being big in web design it's important that you design your website so that it can be used on different devices. Here are some example snippets.

jb j04/01/13
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Super useful jQuery plugins for responsive web design

When building responsive websites, jQuery can be very helpful. In today’s article, I have compiled a list of jQuery plugins that will definitely help you building more responsive and usable websites.

Raymond Camden04/01/13
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Google Analytics and PhoneGap

Today I decided to try out the Google Analytics plugin with PhoneGap, and more specifically, PhoneGap Build. It is one of the plugins supported by PhoneGap Build and being somewhat of a data nerd, I was curious to see how well it worked. Unfortunately, my "quick little experiment" turned out pretty horrid so I thought I'd write up my experiences to help others avoid the same mistakes I made.

Allen Coin03/31/13
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Video: Overview of HTML5 Forms Types, Attributes, and Elements

"In this screencast we look at all the new types, attributes, and elements and finish up looking at real world forms and how they could be better if they used these HTML5 features."

Allen Coin03/31/13
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Video: Practical Magic: HTML5 and Today's Design Environment

"HTML5 provides us with some exciting design opportunities. What are some of the practical, real-world ways that it is being used? We've found some exciting examples of how to properly use HTML5."

Sadayuki Furuhashi03/30/13
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Olark: the only tool we’ve tried with 5000% ROI

One fateful evening in July 2012, in our small, one-room office in Los Altos, our CTO Kaz made what turned out to be the best marketing/sales/product development decision thus far.

Ben Forta03/30/13
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Check Out Drawscript

The very talented Tom Krcha has created Drawscript, an Illustrator extension that generates graphics code from vector shapes in real-time.

Konrad Garus03/29/13
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Two Ways to Access Properties in ClojureScript

There are two pairs of complementary functions to set properties on objects in ClojureScript. One is aset and aget, another is set! and .-propname. Are they equivalent? Is syntax the only difference?

Swizec Teller03/29/13
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A tale about always-on DRM and web security

Two days ago I was at a friend’s place and wanted to show her what Diablo 3 looks like. But nope. All I did was try to login from a different IP. I’m at a friend’s place damn it, this is a laptop, what if I wanted to play in a coffee shop or on a plane or a pterodactyl?

Mikko Ohtamaa03/29/13
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Building chat applications and robots for Skype

In this blog post, I’ll want to open to you the window of opportunity to realize some potential here in (Skype) chats.

Lorna Mitchell03/29/13
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Video Course on Learnable: OOP PHP

I'm delighted to announce that my new video course on Object-Oriented PHP is now available on Learnable!

Paul Underwood03/28/13
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How To Style A Checkbox With CSS

Why not make your site look different by styling your checkboxes? You could even make them look nothing like checkboxes. In this tutorial we are going to create 5 different checkboxes which you can use on your website.

Niels Matthijs03/28/13
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Relative CSS Positioning: Parent vs. Self

Even though css has been getting a lot of love the past few years (with plenty of animation options, overall visual effects and more granular targeting controls added to the spec), positioning elements remains a big weak spot of css.

Alexander Beletsky03/28/13
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Baby steps to Backbone.js: Exploring collections

After initial introduction to Backbone's views and models, we're going to look on the next Backbone.js fundamental entity - Collection. Collections represents the ordered set of models and become very handy for any type of applications.

Greg Duncan03/28/13
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LifeHacker step by step guide to get going with your own hosted Tiny Tiny RSS

While Tiny Tiny RSS uses a bunch of tech that I'm not comfortable with (and that might be a good thing?), I dig the idea of it.

Jakub Holý03/27/13
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Tools for Editor – Browser Integration for Interactive JS/HTML Development

I’d like to be able to use a powerful editor yet be able to see changes to JS/HTML/CSS without having to save-[compile]-reload and I want to be able to execute pieces of JS in the context of the browser. Fortunately, there are ways to get at least some of this and it is getting continually better. Let’s see what tools we have now.

Brian Rinaldi03/27/13
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Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of March 18, 2013

There were so many tutorials and releases this week, that I could barely keep up (plus, PAX East delayed me a bit, honestly, which didn't help).

Maximiliano Firtman03/27/13
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BlackBerry 10: the first class HTML5 mobile platform

The new BlackBerry Z10 is on sale around the world with a whole new operating system and browser. In this post I’ll go through the important information for web and app developers about one of the most powerful HTML5 platforms available today.