Issue #34 - July 8, 2011
pdf.js Reaches Its First Milestone: A Pixel-Perfect Render
Node 0.5.0 (Unstable) Released
Code Review of Node's 'Express' Web Framework
Alex Young of DailyJS does a code review and tour of the Node.js-based webapp framework, Express. How is it structured and how has it been put together? Join Alex on his review here.
V8: A Tale of Two Compilers (A Great Low-Level Read)
From es-discuss: Prototypes As Classes
Does Anyone Else Think CoffeeScript is Ridiculously Overrated?
jQuery Proven Performance Tips and Tricks (Slides)
Code, Libraries and Tools
Slugr: Bundle Node.JS Apps Into A Single Executable File
DropKick: Attractive, Themeable Custom Dropdown Fields
Creating custom dropdowns is usually a tedious process that requires a ton of extra setup time. Jamie Lottering solves the issue with his DropKick library which, handily, deals with theming and keyboard shortcuts too. There's a demo page with examples too.
Data Objects + Views = Dataview.js
CoffeeLite: CoffeeScript Syntax Highlighting for Visual Studio 2010
BoxJS - A Simple Package Management Service
Boxjs gives you the flexibility of a modular loading system whilst providing the speed of a single, compressed JS file. Just include Box's 1.4KB (external) script then call Box with your site's URL and an array of files you wish to load.
ECMAScript Test262: A Live Test Suite for the ECMAScript Spec
jqMessageBar: A Notification Bar Plugin for jQuery
NoFlo: Flow-based programming for Node.js
Remy Sharp's JSConsole: For Experimentation During Presentations and Workshops
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Last but not least..
20 WebGL Sites That Will Blow Your Mind