Much of the community, it seems, was busy either at the Fluent or JSConf conferences this week, on opposite ends of the country (myself included - thus the lighter than usual tweeting of these links). While that seems to have meant fewer tutorials, however, there were a number of significant new libraries and frameworks released this week.
Stéphanie Walter looks at the state of responsive web design, what is and will be possible and what needs improving.
The State Of Responsive Web Design
Donovan Hutchinson recreates the first Portal training scene in just CSS.
Mary Lou shares some attractive icon buttons with hover effects using CSS animations and transitions.
Simple Icon Hover Effects
Estelle Weyl discusses the “clown car” technique for responsive images using the media queries, the SVG format and the <object> element.
Clown Car Technique: Solving Adaptive Images In Responsive Web Design
Hakim El Hattab shares some loading indicators for forms using CSS transitions and animations.
Libraries and Frameworks
Chris Coyier shares some ideas for a Sass Style Guide.
Sass Style Guide
Alex Young continues his Angular tutorial series by discussing using Yeoman and Grunt.
AngularJS: Adding Dependencies
Simon MacDonald goes through the steps needed to upgrade your old style plugins to the new style.
Why Don't My Plugins Work in PhoneGap Android 2.7?
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
Pure is a set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in web projects.
Introducing Maria: The Real MVC
Announced by Irene Ros at Fluent, d3.chart is a framework for building reusable charts using d3.js.
The Miso Project :: d3.chart
Backbone-associations allows you to specify one-to-one and one-to-many relationships between Backbone models.
Tom Lieber explains a new Brackets extension called Theseus that allows inspecting variables and control even in asynchronous code.