Posted on Jan 14, 2013
The new year seems to be bringing tons of new content and new projects. This week seems particularly busy with a lot of framework and library specific tutorials and a number of new and updated projects including, of course, the latest PhoneGap release.
James Edwards shares a domStorage() function which is useful for interacting with web storage.
Using Web Storage
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer explains array comprehensions and generator comprehensions that are part of ECMAScript.next.
ECMAScript.next: array comprehensions and generator comprehensions
Sean McArthur explains how to implement Mozilla's Persona API for handling login and logout functionality on your site.
An Introduction to Persona
Mary Lou demonstrates a really cool book showcase proof of concept built with CSS 3D transforms.
3D Book Showcase
Dirk Schulze examines one of SVG's strengths: styling.
Mike West explains how sandboxing content in iframes can help mitigate security risks of including 3rd party content.
Play safely in sandboxed IFrames
Remy Sharp explains how CORS can be used for images and why you might want to enable it.
CORS isn’t just for XHR
Libraries and Frameworks
Alan Greenblatt shows how to use Twitter Boostrap's autocomplete component including how to populate it using an array of objects rather than an array of simple strings.
Twitter Boostrap Typeahead Real-World Tutorial
Glenn Gervais shows how to create a multi-level menu using an external data source in AngularJS.
Create an Easy AngularJS Menu
Todd Anderson continues his making of a test-driven grocery list app series with Jasmine. In this part he fixes failing tests by adding the unimplemented features.
The Making of a Test-Driven Grocery List Application in JS: Part VI
Johnny Simpson shows how to create iPhone-style dragging with jQuery that works on both the desktop and mobile.
iPhone Style Dragging for Both Desktop and Mobile with jQuery
Jeffrey Way shares a video on how to use this starter template for Require/Backbone applications.
A RequireJS, Backbone, and Bower Starter Template
John Resig explains how he internationalized a Node/Express application.
A Strategy for i18n and Node.js
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
Flowtime.js is another HTML presentatoin framework that has some really nice features.
Animate.css includes a long list of pre-built, plug-and-play CSS animations.
Animate.css - a bunch of plug-and-play CSS animations
Wolfram Kriesing explains how the Jasmine Matchers project can help create more readable and understandable unit tests.
Make tests read like a book
PhoneGap 2.3.0 is released and has full support for Windows Phone 8 and first cut of the InAppBrowser API.
PhoneGap 2.3.0 Released
ParamQuery Grid is a jQuery grid plugin with sorting, paging, resizable columns and rows, inline editing and more.
ParamQuery jQuery Grid Plugin
Conference is both a nice example Node and Backbone app as well as a useful tool for conferences to create a scheduler.
Junior is a front-end framework for building mobile apps that look and feel native.
Framer is a prototyping tool for testing complex animations for either mobile or desktop.
Raymond Camden created a Chrome Extension for reading and viewing a page's microdata.
Chrome Extension for Microdata
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