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Interesting Web Dev Finds – January 2013

By Sam Deering

I’ve discovered some pretty cool stuff on the net over Christmas here are some of the best ones for you to discover! Enjoy.

1. The Evolution of Web Apps

HTML5 has enabled developers to break free of the limits they were used to when building web applicationshtml5 has enabled developers to break free of the limits they were used to when building web applications.

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2. Diving into the Favicon

Taking a deeper look into the favicon and browser support.


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3. Web Simulator

The Web Simulator is a lightweight tool for developing mobile web applications.

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4. Projects

Intel Projects Repo.

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5. CREATEJS

A suite of Javascript libraries & tools for building rich, interactive experiences with HTML5.

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6. Popcorn Maker

Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video.

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7. Popcorn.js

The HTML5 Media Framework, still in early stages but could be the future!

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8. The State Of HTML5 Video

HTML5 has entered the online video market, which is both exciting and challenging for developers in the industry. Awesome reference site.

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9. jQuery now runs on every second website

As websites become more and more interactive, there is a strong need for appropriate tools to achieve that in an efficient way.

And the numbers look even more impressive if you limit the survey to the top 10,000 sites (in terms of traffic) where the number jumps to 58.8 percent (curiously, if you limit it further to the top 1,000 use falls to 46.2 percent).

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10. Varnish

Varnish is a web application accelerator. Produces lightning results.

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