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The Annotated jQuery Source 
Many developers will tell you that one of the best ways to better understand JavaScript, open source, and programming as well, is to read the jQuery source code.  

In Defence of <Canvas>
Some people are pickin’ on <canvas> and saying it has low performance!  Well here’s what one blogger says to that.  


News

Adobe launches subscription model for Creative Suite
Starting next month, popular software like Photoshop and Dreamweaver will no longer be available for a one-time fee, but instead as a monthly subscription. You won’t be able to pay once and use it forever anymore, but with your subscription you automatically get access to updates.

Hacking the Google Smartwatch
Curious how an Android watch would work? The Moto Actv, ostensibly a sports accessory, has been available since 2011 -- and a pretty active community has hacked it to run a full Android distro.

CSS Zen Garden Turns 10
The web developer-oriented Zen Garden, a go-to place for CSS and HTML5 enthusiasts, turned ten years old yesterday.



TOOLS

PyPy 2.0 for ARM
In alpha and available now -- so you can get PyPy-ing on a Beagleboard, Chromebook, or Raspberry Pi (for maximum homonymic value).


HUMOR/COOL STUFF

Cloud-to-Butt
This is a Chrome extension that replaces every occurrence of “The Cloud” with “My Butt.”

Tesla and Google may team up for self-driving electric cars
Tesla Motors, purveyors of American-made all-electric cars, is reportedly in talks with Google, purveyors of cool stuff, to develop an “autopilot” feature for their cars. 

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