HTML5 Zone is brought to you in partnership with:
  • submit to reddit
Robert Diana02/07/14
3212 views
0 replies

Geek Reading February 6, 2014

The Geek Reading feature is an ongoing series that brings together interesting content from across the web. The most recent topics include SaaS product pricing, the beauty of AngularJS, advice for startups, performance testing with Maven JMeter and Jenkins, Atomic CSS, and the open source future of IT.

Raymond Camden02/07/14
2108 views
0 replies

Simple Trick - Adding a Play Indicator to the Browser Tab

This article includes a tutorial on how to create a sound indicator in a tab header to show where in your browser. This feature is used by Soundcloud, but is also used by many browsers now to help users see where tabs are creating sound.

Raymond Camden02/06/14
6320 views
0 replies

More Examples of the Marvel API

A few days ago, the greatest API in the entire internet was released - the Marvel API. While maybe greatest is a strong word, it is still a fantastic and interesting API. This article covers a few good examples of how the API works, and how it looks in action.

Bruno Terkaly02/06/14
3124 views
0 replies

How to Use Node.js Packages with Visual Studio

This article's main purpose to explain how to install a node package using the Visual Studio tooling. With just a right mouse click you can bring in some of the packages through the IDE. Let’s do this with the most ubiquitous packages of all of them - Express.

Bozhidar Bozhanov02/05/14
3848 views
1 replies

Digital Signatures with JavaScript

This article shares the author's experience with signing digital credentials in JavaScript and verifying the signature on the server side with Java. The author goes on to elaborate on the benefits of integrated electronic identification at the browser level.

Brian Pugh02/05/14
3760 views
0 replies

Atomic CSS as a Tool Set

The growing complexity of websites and web applications has yielded several new approaches to structuring and maintaining style sheets. Of the many new options, a prime stand-out is Atomic CSS. This article shares some of the ways it can help you find a balance.

Nicolas Frankel02/04/14
8387 views
0 replies

AngularJS meets Marvel Comics

Marvel has just released a REST developers API. This article is an attempt at providing a front-end application around it, and answering some questions with answers in no particular order. Most of the functions primarily involved AngularJS.

Krishna Prasad02/04/14
2710 views
0 replies

Building Web-based Single Page Application Using NetBeans, Knockout, jQuery Part 1

This video tutorial teach how to build a single page web app using Knockout and jQuery from NetBeans.

Paul Hammant02/03/14
7229 views
0 replies

It's Time for Email Apps to Support JavaScript

Email applications should allow HTML emails with JavaScript in them. It's 2014 for pete's sake! While there is a long list of historical reasons why browsers have locked-down DOM, why in 2014 do email applications totally forbid JavaScript?

Benjamin Ball02/02/14
4878 views
0 replies

The Best of the Week (Jan. 24): HTML5 Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Jan. 17 to Jan. 23). This week's articles discuss a range of topics including modular JavaScript creation with the CommonJS compiler, a list of useful jQuery code snippets, a warning about ColdFusion10's ORM logging features, a guide to getting up to date on Node.js, and a discussion of custom optimizations for AngularJS.

Alexander Beletsky01/31/14
9342 views
1 replies

How to Keep Node.js Processes Running

Node.js is very special. It’s single process/threaded environment. In case of unhanded exception occurred Node.js virtual machine simply stops, leaving application in unresponsive state. To mitigate the issue few known solutions exist, common idea is that there is watchdog that keeping eye

Paul Underwood01/31/14
3322 views
0 replies

How to Create 8 CSS Loading Spinners

We all know that CSS3 brings a lot of features which allows you to do a lot of cool stuff that we used to need Javascript for. One of the features that we're going to look at today is creating loading spinners with just CSS and show the variety of spinners we...

Ryan Bateman01/31/14
1151 views
0 replies

How does Google Fiber (Gigabit Internet) affect User Behavior?

If you never had to wait for anything, then you wouldn't notice fast. So if instant becomes the norm via Gigabit Internet, how will our Internet usage behaviors change?

Raymond Camden01/30/14
4707 views
0 replies

AngularJS Doesn't Suck!

About three years ago I blogged about AngularJS and how I thought it was kind of cool. This was before the 1.0 release. When 1.0 came out... it had changed. I didn't like it. It was hard to describe why I didn't like it. It had definitely gotten more complex and I just had a hard time wrapping my head around it.

Dustin Marx01/30/14
2971 views
0 replies

Book Review: Mastering HTML5 Forms

This is a review of Packt Publishing's "Mastering HTML5 Forms." The subtitle of Mastering HTML5 Forms is "Create dynamic and responsive web forms with this in-depth, hands-on guide." Mastering HTML5 Forms is written by Gaurav Gupta, has five chapters, and is a bit over 125 pages long.

Daniele Renda01/29/14
4462 views
1 replies

Real World JavaFX with GraniteDS : the ACI Ticketing and Booking System

This article details the reasons our development team decided to use JavaFX and GraniteDS. We detail why their function best suits our applications, then describe how these platforms interact with other elements of the application.

Mauro Carniel01/29/14
1579 views
0 replies

An Open Source Web Application Platform for the Enterprise

4WS.Platform is an open source product that can be used to graphically create web applications, starting from a web designer through which it is possible to define both the business logic and the GUI. The target of this platform is the creation of enterprise applications having a small-to-middle complexity level.

Benjamin Ball01/27/14
5093 views
0 replies

Methods for Optimizing AngularJS

Developers at Scalyr talk about ways to optimize AngularJS framework for use in their log monitoring tool. By using four custom directions, developers were able to decrease "Next Page" log response time from 1.2 seconds to 25 milliseconds.

Bruno Terkaly01/27/14
5310 views
0 replies

Getting Started With Node.js and Visual Studio

This is first in a series of post dedicated to helping you get up to speed with Node.js. This post will not make any attempts to explain why node is interesting or why you should learn it.

Raymond Camden01/27/14
4709 views
0 replies

Warning about ColdFusion 10 and ORM Logging

A difference between ORM-logging in ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion 10 results in a bloated console log that is far larger than it needs to be. You can take these steps and read about how to change to a rolling file appender.

Dmitry Sheiko01/24/14
10126 views
0 replies

Modular JavaScript in the Browser with CommonJS Compiler

With the advance of HTML5, formerly static web-pages are turning into sophisticated web-applications. Now we expect JavaScript code to be scalable and modular. But how when JavaScript has no built-in facilities to combine distinct scripts?

jb j01/24/14
9493 views
0 replies

10+ Handy and Reusable jQuery Code Snippets

Over the years, jQuery became a must-use for every web developer. In this article I have put together a series of 10+ handy jQuery code snippets you may save and copy to use at your own discretion. These snippets are super easy to adapt to match your own script.

Abhijeet Sutar01/23/14
5173 views
0 replies

Creating Node.js Web App With Express

This article shows the creation of Node.js app using Express web framework on Debian based system, including the creation of application using express CLI.

Krishna Prasad01/17/14
5777 views
0 replies

Java to JavaScript Journey

Being a Java guy, I started off spending time understanding what are good web frameworks for someone with strong Java background.

Saul Zukauskas01/14/14
4417 views
0 replies

Great OAuth tutorials for HTML5 applications

While I was doing research on the best OAuth practices for HTML5 applications I came across several great online posts and tutorials which I want to share with HTMLCenter readers.