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Using a Gamepad for HTML5 projects

Using a Gamepad for HTML5 projects

6 months ago
The HTML5 gamepad API allows you interact with the web browser through a traditional gamepad, whether it is from Microsoft, Sony, or some other third party product. Bear in mind that it is an experimental technology, so that means it isn’t implemented in every browser (yet). Mozilla has some fantastic docs and examples for the […]
Web.Dev 14: Building Web Sites that Work Everywhere: Polyfills and Fallbacks

Web.Dev 14: Building Web Sites that Work Everywhere: Polyfills and Fallbacks

6 months ago
How to build web sites that work well across various browsers versions and devices is always challenging for web developers. In this episode, Doris will demonstrate how to develop web content that will run in modern browsers as well as in old browsers using Polyfills and Fallbacks.  With a couple of simple changes to your sites, you can […]
Web.Dev 13: Modern Web Workflow

Web.Dev 13: Modern Web Workflow

6 months ago
In this episode of Web.Dev, Adam looks at what NPM and Bower Are. NPM is a package manager that can service both node.js packages as well as other non-node js packages. Bower is a package manager traditionally geared for front end development.  Learn what the differences between the two of them are, when you might […]
Web.Dev 12: Converting a Website to a Hybrid Mobile App in Seconds

Web.Dev 12: Converting a Website to a Hybrid Mobile App in Seconds

6 months ago
@DaveVoyles What is a hybrid mobile app? ManifoldJS aims to make the life of a mobile developer easier than ever, by utilizing  Web App Manifests,  which allowing websites to declare app-like properties. ManifoldJS uses that standard for those platforms that support it, but falls back to Cordova for those who don’t. Cordova is great, but the […]
Web.Dev 11: Feature Detection

Web.Dev 11: Feature Detection

7 months ago
How to build web sites that work well across various browsers versions and devices is always challenging for web developers. In this episode, Doris will examine why feature detection is the right way to check for web interoperability. How do we implement feature detection? Should we do manually or should we use JavaScript library like Modernizr? Doris will demonstrate […]
Web.Dev 10: Introduction to Ember.js

Web.Dev 10: Introduction to Ember.js

7 months ago
In this episode of the Web Dev show, take a tour of Ember.js, one of several modern well-maintained SPA frameworks. Ember.js provides you with not only routing and template support, but components, a built in data-layer (Ember Data), and more. Adam cover a basic CRUD application using ember-cli and the PODS project structure. Source Code available here Looking […]
Web.Dev 9: High Performance Tips and Tricks for HTML and JavaScript Performance

Web.Dev 9: High Performance Tips and Tricks for HTML and JavaScript Performance

7 months ago
@DaveVoyles Curious as to how you can speed up your JavaScript and HTML5 code with some simple tricks? Well this short video will quickly demonstrate a bevvy of ways that you can improve the performance of your front-end app. Sure, you’ll never get the performance of a native application, but the CPU and GPU in […]
Web.Dev 8: Browser Detection and User Agent Sniffing

Web.Dev 8: Browser Detection and User Agent Sniffing

7 months ago
How to build web sites that work well across various browsers versions and devices is always challenging for web developers. In this episode, we will examine if you should still use browser detection and user agents, the traditional way to do browser interoperability detection. What’s an user agent sniffing? Examples will be used to illustrate why […]
Web.Dev 7: Exploring Basic JavaScript DOM Manipulations without JQuery

Web.Dev 7: Exploring Basic JavaScript DOM Manipulations without JQuery

8 months ago
Libraries like jQuery and Zepto.js are great for helping you be productive as a developer without having to worry about supporting every browser out there.  But what are they doing behind the scenes?  In this video we are going to take a look at a few of the most common jQuery functions and see what […]
Web.Dev 6: What is WebGL and How to Use It

Web.Dev 6: What is WebGL and How to Use It

8 months ago
Follow @DaveVoyles WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is a JavaScript API for rendering interactive 3D computer graphics and 2D graphics within any compatible web browser without the use of plug-ins. You will often find developers using it for games, but it is finally gaining widespread visibility across the web, and is now being used for map visualizations, […]
Web.Dev 5: CSS3 and Vendor Prefixes

Web.Dev 5: CSS3 and Vendor Prefixes

8 months ago
How to build web sites that work well across various browsers versions and devices is always challenging for web developers. In this episode, you will learn the new CSS3, why is important to use CSS prefix, how to add CSS prefix by using tools or manually.  With a couple of simple changes to your sites, you can take […]
Web.Dev 4: Web Components

Web.Dev 4: Web Components

8 months ago
Web Components can finally give your markup maintainability and componentization. We already have techniques to organize our back end code like c# and front end JavaScript, but markup until fairly recently seems to be out in left field enjoying the sunshine while we pull our hair out trying to make sense of our messy markup. […]