Meet the web platform – Foundations
Nice podcast demo on future web components performing various common web development functionlity.
Codiqa – Rapid Mobile Prototyping
Codiqa export to HTML is very useful for Rapid Prototyping with jQuery Mobile. Easy drag-and-drop jQuery Mobile app building and sharing. The image is a 2min prototype I just created.
Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice
Very good watch oldie from TED. Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz’s estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
Funny History of browsers timeline JPG
Well worth a look, guarenteed to entertain every web developer for a few minutes! Zoom in on the image for best viewing (CTRL and mouse wheel up or CTRL and +)
Super Sticky Notes
Tron Game made with JS
Pretty cool, only 219 bytes in size. To play press i, j ,k, l to start and navigate the “snake esk” line.
Rainbow Syntax Highlighter
Just another syntax highlighter made with js.
JS1K Speech Synthesizer
Pretty funky speech synthesizer made with js.
Backbone Pagination Extension
Backbone.Paginator – New Pagination Components For Backbone.js. Good job Addy as always.
Plunker – Online Snippets
Plunker – A new online code snippet editor/save very much like jsfiddle but plunkers has heaps more options. Good job.
Monorail – Ultra lightweight MVC Framework for Node.js
What are some alternatives to jQuery?
While jQuery is very popular, there are other libraries and frameworks you can use. Some alternatives include AngularJS, ReactJS, and Vue.js. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, so the best choice depends on your specific needs.
You can follow relevant blogs, forums, and social media accounts. Attending web development conferences or meetups can also be beneficial. Additionally, regularly practicing and working on projects will help you stay updated.