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Steve Souders takes a look at how different browsers behave with the HTML5 video preload attribute.
HTML5 Video Preload
Thomas Reynolds takes a look at how the Google I/O 2013 experiments for animation with organic motion were built.
Case Study: Google I/O 2013 Experiment
Chris Mills creates an advanced cross-browser flexbox example that addresses differing levels of flexbox support.
Advanced cross-browser flexbox
A good crash course on CSS transitions from Paula Borowska.
All the Glory of CSS Transitions
Peter Gasston discusses the new HTML template element showing how to use it today in Chrome Canary & Firefox nightly.
Introducing HTML's new template element
Christian Cantrell shows some CSS regions and exclusions demos running on Chrome for mobile.
CSS Regions and Exclusions on Mobile
Razvan Caliman explains how you can use CSS Regions to create adaptive layouts where controls flow into regions.
Adaptive Web App UI with CSS Regions
Gabriele Romanato explains a number of ways you can utilize CSS generated content.
How To Benefit From CSS Generated Content And Counters
Libraries and Frameworks
Creating Windows-8-like 3D animations with CSS3 and jQuery
Aurelio De Rosa shows how he built a polyfill for the HTML’s new placeholder functionality as a jQuery plugin.
How to create an advanced HTML5 placeholder polyfill
I continue my series on building your first mobile app by showing how to add new pages to the app with jQuery Mobile.
Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Adding Pages with jQuery Mobile
Shazon Abdullah details what’s new in Cordova iOS 2.6.0.
What's new in Cordova iOS 2.6.0
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
Yeoman releases 1.0 beta 4 including Windows support and refreshed Angular, Backbone and Ember generators.
Yeoman Update: announcing 1.0 beta 4, Windows support, Refreshed Angular, Backbone, Ember generators
The Brackets Sprint 23 build is available and includes live highlighting for HTML and a new toolbar.
Brackets Sprint 23 Build
Andy Matthews revives an abandoned jQuery plugin called Sticky which allows you to easily create notifications.
Sticky-Seriously simple notifications for jQuery
Responsive Nav — Responsive Navigation Plugin
Collage.js is a framework for building interactive collages on a limitless two-dimensional canvas.
Lungo is an HTML5 cross-device framework by Tapquo that is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and FirefoxOS.
Lungo - HTML5 Cross-Device Framework
Addy Osmani covers using the Chrome DevTools Heap Profiler and Timeline Memory views to diagnose memory leaks.
My latest article for Inspire shows you how to get started building responsive web designs using Adobe Edge Reflow.
Building responsive web designs with Adobe Edge Reflow