JavaScript, jQuery & Web Dev on the Net – Apr 2012

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In April 2012’s edition of Interestingly Random JavaScript, jQuery and Web Development we bring you some very cool stuff such as a look at the new Windows 8 OS, Some JS to PHP function conversions, Free JavaScript Design Patterns Book, the best table plugin we’ve seen and some good ole random stuff. Enjoy.

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Quick Look at Windows 8


A full version of Twitter’s Bootstrap with themes, enhancements, and other goodies.


3D Tin

Great online tool for quickly creating 3D models and exporting them as PNG images.


jsPHP — JavaScript library with PHP API

I can’t believe they ported over every PHP function to JS?? Take a look crazy stuff good work!



Another sharing widget. Not bad this one though.


Free Cloud Music

Just a quick share of another free source of music online. Cloud style.


Top 5,000 Domain Name Prefixes and Suffixes

Pretty good list for those looking for a new non-premium domain name.


Essential JavaScript & jQuery Design Patterns

A book by Addy Osmani – Excellent read, pay special attention to the Module Pattern sections.



Very nicely designed online CSS tool, nicely integrated with Github.



Fills in HTML content based on HTML5 tags, simple add “fixie” class on any tag and it will populate content for you. Great for designers and page layouts.


Google Canary

Has some nice features, Access to complete personal Google profile, nice extensions: screen capture, firebug lite (no NET panel), page rank checker etc…


Google Closure Linter for Sublime Text 2

The Closure Linter ( enforces the guidelines set by the Google JavaScript Style Guide. The linter handles style issues so that you can focus on the code.



The best jQuery table plugin I have seen so far! Offering dynamic filtering based on field name, add/remove fields, pagination, quick live search filtering and standard order by. Excellent plugin. It’s better than all these 30 jQuery table plugins. Warning: ABIT BUGGY ON CHROME.


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Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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