Posted on Nov 12, 2012
The 4th part of this series on building a retro Battle on the High Seas game creates the depth charges and torpedoes.
Gaming: Battle on the High Seas, Part 4
Fabrice Weinber shows how to recreate the Facebook loading animation in pure CSS.
The Facebook Loading Animation in CSS
20 All Too Common Coding Pitfalls For Beginners
Raymond Camden covers how to build data-driven animations by tying in to Edge Animate events.
Data-driven Edge Animate projects
Chris Coyier demonstrates how to build an off-canvas menu with CSS :target that slides in on-demand.
Off Canvas Menu with CSS :target
Nicholas Zakas continues his series on ECMAScript 6 collections by discussing WeakMaps which use objects for keys.
ECMAScript 6 collections, Part 3: WeakMaps
Mary Lou created Gamma Gallery, a really interesting proof of concept responsive image gallery built using jQuery Masonry.
Gamma Gallery: A Responsive Image Gallery Experiment
David Walsh shares five more HTML5 APIs you may not know existed including the fullscreen, page visibility, getUserMedia and battery API's.
5 More HTML5 APIs You Didn’t Know Existed
Keith Clark shares an interesting hack that moves IE specific CSS into @media blocks.
Moving IE specific CSS into @media blocks
Oskar Eriksson discusses the challenges of using the HTML5 web audio API when creating the JAM with Chrome project.
Case-study: JAM with Chrome - How we made the audio rock
Libraries and Frameworks
Ryan Niemeyer posts a great tutorial to get started with templating and data-binding with Knockout.js.
Getting started with Knockout.js
Raymond Camden shows how to use Node and Express to build a proof of concept Edge Inspect screenshot viewer web app.
Proof of Concept - An Edge Inspect Screenshot Viewer
Alex Young shows how to use Watch.js to observe properties on objects and respond to changes.
How Does Watch.js Work?
Andy Matthews gives a great overview of the updates that were included in the recent jQuery Mobile 1.2 release.
The Latest Updates to jQuery Mobile
Simon MacDonald shows how to build a native menu for Android and hook that into your PhoneGap app.
Building a Native Menu with PhoneGap Android
Ratchet is a new project for rapid prototyping iPhone apps and Ryan Stewart gets it working with PhoneGap.
Using Ratchet with PhoneGap
According to Max Firtman, detecting the iPad Mini using HTML5 may not be possible.
Mission: Impossible – iPad mini detection for HTML5
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
ChocolateChip-UI has been updated with a new theme to target Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
ChocolateChip-UI 2.1 for Android
Bootup.js will cache and load static files from local storage to improve the startup time of your web app.
Glazz by Mary Rose Cook is a new library that models vision in a 2D world for use in games.
Breaking In To A Front-End Development Career
Liffect will generate the code for a number of nice effects for lists.
liffect - effects for lists
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