Posted on Nov 05, 2012
This week featured a number of significant new and updated libraries including PhoneGap, Bootstrap, Montage, Moobile and Chocolate-Chip-UI. Of course, there are plenty of excellent tutorials for you to go through as well. Enjoy!
Gaming: Battle on the High Seas, Part 3
Chris Coyier shows how to use the HTML progress element to offer visual feedback on the completion of long forms.
Display Form <progress>
Tom Wiltzius explains how to get better rendering performance out of your web applications.
Jank Busting for Better Rendering Performance
Frameworks and Libraries
Ryan Seddon shows how UglifyJS2's support for multi-level source maps support can map minified JS back to the language it was originally compiled from.
Multi-level Source maps
A good introduction to templating with Handlebars by Gabriel Manricks.
An Introduction to Handlebars
Raymond Camden shows how to add Parse.com user and authentication support to your PhoneGap apps.
Adding Parse.com User support to your PhoneGap application
Parashuram Narasimhan shows how to use the IndexedDB polyfill on Cordova (Phonegap) for Android and iOS.
IndexedDB Example on Cordova (Phonegap) - Android
Andrew Trice offers useful advice on avoiding Apple app rejections for your PhoneGap apps.
PhoneGap advice on Apple app rejections
New and Updated Libraries and Frameworks
PhoneGap 2.2.0 released including support for Windows 8, letting you put your apps in thw Windows Store.
PhoneGap 2.2.0 Released
Miso Dataset 03 Release
ChocolateChip-UI, a framework that provides layouts and widgets for mobile Web apps, version 2.0 was released.
Bootstrap 2.2.0 released including new example templates, media component, variable-driven typographic scale and more.
Bootstrap 2.2.0 released
Bootstrap Live Editor is WYSIWYG editor built for Bootstrap.
Bootstrap Live Editor - Live Preview
A CSS Filters polyfill that supports grayscale, sepia, blur, invert, brightness and drop-shadow.
CSS Filters Polyfill
Montage - HTML5 Framework
Moobile is the MooTools mobile framework and version 0.2 released with new themes and transitions.
Moobile 0.2 Released
The November issue of Appliness was released and, along with a ton of articles and tutorials, features an interview with Addy Osmani.
November issue with Addy Osmani
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