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Best of the Week (Dec. 5 - 12): Web Dev Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (December 05 - December 12). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Why You Don't Commit Code on the First Day

How many of you have committed code on your first day of work? As you might know, it’s not a common practice. In fact, when you do commit code to production on your first day of work, you’re a bit of a hero! Why is it so hard to make a meaningful impact during your first day of work?

2. Autocomplete Phing Targets on the Command Line

Shortly after writing my last post, I thought it could autocomplete the targets in my Phing build file on the command line. What we do is create a list of words for the -W option to compgen. Once done, compgen creates the wordlist used by complete when you press tab after the word phing on the command line.

3. Learning AngularJS One Step at a Time

I have a new in-depth article published online today called, “AngularJS: One Step at a Time”. See below for more information and a link to the online article.

4. A Look Into HTML6 - What Is It, and What Does it Have to Offer?

HTML5, the current revision of HTML, is considered to be one of the most sought-after revisions, compared to all the previous HTML versions. So what could HTML6 have to offer? Here I'll give you a rundown of new HTML6 features, like its new namespaces with XML-like structures, and some HTML6 API samples.

5. Taming WordPress Taxonomies

I have created a plugin which will give users of WordPress greater control over the taxonomies that are available to them. I have called this plugin the Taxonomy Toolkit

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