“Bootstrap is a ‘sleek, intuitive, and powerful front-end framework for faster and easier web development’. What that really means is it gives you all the building blocks to build beautiful and functional websites without falling into the ‘advanced’ section of web designers. That allowed me as an ‘average’ web developer build beautiful, responsive websites. When I first started looking at building websites over 10 years ago I would have loved a framework like Bootstrap.
For anyone that doesn’t know a ‘responsive website’ is one that resizes itself depending what size screen you are viewing it on. In a world of mobile, tablet and desktop that is very important. Bootstrap helps put all this in place for you leaving you time to focus on site content and features…”
“The heated competition between web browsers means that most users are now accessing the Internet from devices that support a range of cutting-edge W3C standards in a truly interoperable manner. This means that we can finally leverage powerful and flexible CSS functions to produce cleaner, more maintainable frontend code. Let’s have a look at some of the more exciting choices you may not even be aware of…”
“A lot of web applications are a mix of personalized views, views for certain groups of users and views that are the same for all users of the application. Caching all of these views can be a challenge. Luckily reverse proxies like Varnish are specialized in caching web applications, as long as your application talks HTTP the right way…”
“In the past years web frameworks have gained a lot of popularity thanks to their ability to make a designer’s or developer’s life easier. Besides this it has also decreased the amount of time spent on a project, meaning you can get more projects in the same amount of time.
The time issue isn’t the only one that web frameworks, either CSS, HTML or JS ones, have solved. The people who make them also make sure that these helpful tools solve the common code issues that a web designer faces when dealing with a site or a web app.
In this article you have a lot of frameworks from which most haven’t been presented on this site, but you will also find a few that I couldn’t have omitted thanks to their unique properties…”
“I’ve been collecting links to beginners resources for web development for some time now, so I thought I’d share that list here. Feel free to add your own in the comments…”
“With the growing number of HTML5 tutorials available to help designers and developers get a better handle on this language, it can get a bit tricky sorting through them to find what you are truly looking for. And as the capabilities of this language expand, it is important to keep up with the many ways to harness the full power of HTML5. Today, we hope to help you on that journey.
Below is a collection of handy HTML5 tutorials and resources that will teach you the basic ins and outs of the language, along with many, much more specific techniques. Take a look down through them and start boning up on HTML5!…”
“When you consider making multiplayer games, there are many methods available for creating a game that friends can play online. There is a good variety of multiplayer game types – take for example a card game you play synchronously with friends. Turns are made, information is exchanged in (semi) real time and the game progresses in discrete steps. Another example, Chess, can be asynchronous. Players take their time, contemplating possible actions and play their next move one week from now. These types of multiplayer games exist in browsers, and have for a long time. The nature of the browser itself makes it easy to make semi real time games, but we want more-visceral real time action…”
- License: New BSD
- Source Code: https://github.com/operasoftware/Emberwind/blob/master/
Emberwind HTML5 runs on all the modern desktop browsers of 2011 as well as Opera Mobile, Safari for iOS and the Android browser. The game can be launched directly from the github pages…”