Issue #49 - October 21, 2011
Headlines and Releases
RequireJS 1.0 Released
Backbone.js Quickly: Building a Backbone Start to Finish in a Screencast
Backbone.js Quickly is a 90 minute screencast (plus downloadable source code) by Joey Beninghove that walks through building an entire Backbone.js app from views and routers up to models, collections, and troubleshooting. It's $9.
Ext JS 4.0.7 Released
jQuery Mobile 1.0RC2 Released - Final Now Very Close
Demystifying jQuery 1.7's $.Callbacks
Addy Osmani is back and showing off jQuery 1.7's $.Callbacks feature, a new way to manage lists of callbacks in a well structured and abstracted way. Addy's examples are clear and easily understood.
Lets Make a 3D Game with microphysics.js
In this part of a longer 'Let's make a 3D game' series, Jerome Etienne shows off how to use the microphysics.js library to do some elegant 3D physics simulation.
Creating Rich Interactive Web Apps With KnockOut.js (Part 2)
The Draft IETF 'JSON Pointer' Spec
JSON Pointer defines a syntax for identifying a specific value within a JSON document (which is intended to be appended to a JSON resource's URI fragment).
Tips For Using Backbone.js Routers With HTML5 PushState
Code and Libraries
Alice.js: Lightweight JS-Powered CSS Engine
Share Count JS: A Customisable Social Sharing Counter
List.js: Turbo Powered HTML Lists
Isogenic Engine: A Modern Web-based MMO Game Engine
Isogenic Engine is a Web-based MMO game engine focused on rapid development of games. It uses HTML5 and uses Node.js behind the scenes to deliver MMO functionality in real-time persistent worlds.
The Guard.js: A Tiny Access Control List (ACL) Library
underscore.Deferred: A Port of jQuery.Deferred as an Underscore Mixin
validate.js: Form Validation Library
Sooty: A Framework for Building Campfire Bots in Node.js
QEDProject: Web Project Skeletons with Sass and CoffeeScript
QEDProject creates a simple Web project skeleton with support for Sass and CoffeeScript as well as asset packaging. Add extra options to get jQuery, Backbone, Jasmine tests and jQuery Templates too.
Last but not least..
Cloud9 IDE Gets New Code Completion and Snippet Features