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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Mar. 28 to Apr. 03). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Deploying Drupal to heroku

Although not advised, it's actually possible to get Drupal up and running on Heroku.

2. Python 201: Decorators

Python decorators are really cool, but they can be a little hard to understand at first. A decorator in Python is a function that accepts another function as an argument. The decorator will usually modify or enhance the function it accepted and return the modified function.

3. The Ultimate Web-Frameworks Rundown - Part 1 - Introduction

This post is the first in a series of posts in which I will look at web frameworks in the .NET and Java space (probably with more focus on .NET), both in practical terms and also to discuss the ideas behind them.

4. Nashorn: The New Rhino on the Block

The most recent Java 8 release came with lots of new features, one of them is the brand-new JavaScript engine to replace the aging Rhino. This new engine, called Nashorn, is high-performant and specification compliant. It is definitely useful whenever you want to mix-and-match your Java and JavaScript code.

5. SUIT CSS – CSS For Building Self-Contained, Composable, Configurable UI Components

SUIT aims to loosely couple document semantics, presentation, and behavior so as to be able to modify any one of them with minimal impact on the others.


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