Weekly #47 – Rolands Rundown – Tech news of the week

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Weekly #46 – Rolands Rundown – Tech news of the week

Weekly #45 – Rolands Rundown – Tech news of the week

Weekly #39 / Links about Frontend & Mobile

This week we’re very busy, nevertheless, here are some links… it´s Friday 😉

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Weekly #30

JavaScript Performance by Steve Souders:
http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2012/01/13/javascript-performance/
http://www.slideshare.net/souders/javascript-performance-at-sfjs

JavaScript Pattern Collection
http://shichuan.github.com/javascript-patterns/

The developer’s guide to the HTML5 APIs
http://www.netmagazine.com/features/developer-s-guide-html5-apis

Content Strategy and Responsive Design
http://blog.braintraffic.com/2012/01/content-strategy-and-responsive-design/

Responsive embeds + RESS
http://amobil.se/2012/01/responsive-embeds-ress/

Excellent CSS3 Techniques and Tutorials for Better User Experience
http://www.pixel2pixeldesign.com/excellent-css3-techniques-tutorials-user-experience/

Cross Browser CSS cursor Images In Depth
http://www.useragentman.com/blog/2011/12/21/cross-browser-css-cursor-images-in-depth/

CSS Compatibility and Internet Explorer
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc351024%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Weekly #26

Mobile Performance Manifesto
http://davidbcalhoun.com/2011/mobile-performance-manifesto

Path menu in pure CSS3
http://lab.victorcoulon.fr/css/path-menu/

The History of the Smartphone
http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2011/12/06/the-history-of-the-smartphone/

HTML5 History and Terminology
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/39519/talks/html5-history-terminology/index.html

Notes on Adaptive Images
http://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2011/notes-on-adaptive-images-yet-again/

Case study: How to use network quality as a proxy for measuring mobile performance
http://www.webperformancetoday.com/2011/12/06/case-study-how-to-use-network-quality-as-a-proxy-for-measuring-mobile-performance/

Weekly #10

8 useful CSS tools. Some are more useful, some are less useful
http://webdesignledger.com/tools/8-useful-css-tools

The future of css layouts
http://www.netmagazine.com/features/future-css-layouts

Get offline – Taking your web sites and apps offline with the HTML5 appcache
http://www.webdirections.org/blog/get-offline/

CreativeJS: The very best of creative JavaScript and HTML5
http://creativejs.com/

Learning the basics of HTML5 canvas – good tutorial!
http://www.netmagazine.com/node/1223

Weekly #8

Tappgala – the best in mobile interface design:
http://www.tappgala.com/

jQuery HTML5 Uploader is a lightweight jQuery plugin that lets you to quickly add an upload system a-la-Gmail into your web app
http://www.igloolab.com/jquery-html5-uploader/

50 new and crazy jQuery plugins from 2011. I think there is something of interest for everybody:
http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/css/jquery-plugins-2011/

Haavard – From C++ to HTML5: Rebuilding a game using open web standards. An impressive example of what’s possible in today’s browsers:
http://my.opera.com/haavard/blog/2011/06/29/html5-games

How to fail at the mobile web
http://www.sunpig.com/martin/archives/2011/07/09/how-to-fail-at-mobile-web.html

iOS design cheatsheet
http://ivomynttinen.com/blog/the-ios-design-cheat-sheet/

CSS3 patterns gallery. Some cool CSS3 patterns you can use as background:
http://leaverou.me/css3patterns/

Weekly #7

Paul Irish talks about HTML5, DOM and CSS3 performance. Watch it, it’s more than interesting!
http://www.webkitbits.com/post/7311297837/paul-irish-optimization

Several different patterns for HTML5 input validation
http://html5pattern.com/

O’Reilly’s “Designing mobile interfaces” as free online wiki version:
http://4ourth.com/wiki/Index

Spinning wheel on webkit for iPhone and iPod Touch
http://cubiq.org/spinning-wheel-on-webkit-for-iphone-ipod-touch

And for those of you who didn’t already know it:
http://caniuse.com/
http://html5readiness.com/

Weekly #5

Adobe tries to bring the functionality of print publishing programs like InDesign to CSS. They called it “CSS regions” and built a prototype that looks really interesting and promising:
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/html5/articles/css3-regions.html
And there’s already a jQuery plugin as polyfill to play around with all these cool features:
https://github.com/ricardrobin/Regions.js

A problem that doesn’t really bother you a lot when developing for mobile but css-tricks.com published some numbers about the fact that screen resolution is ≠ browser window size:
http://css-tricks.com/9778-screen-resolution-notequalto-browser-window/

If you want to enrich your website’s data with some very useful HTML5 microdata and you’re looking for the right schema. Maybe we’ve got the right website for you:
http://schema.org/docs/gs.html

Input “Type=Image” Considered Harmful (and how to fix)
http://blog.vurve.com/2011/06/18/input-typeimage-considered-harmful/

This one is so cool: pdf.js is a javascript library to display PDF’s in your browser using the canvas element:
https://github.com/andreasgal/pdf.js

Let’s Make a Framework is an ongoing series about building a JavaScript framework from the ground up:
http://dailyjs.com/2011/06/02/framework-65/