Javascript Monthly Digest – 07/2011

August 2, 2011, Oren Farhi

In this month’s issue i’m focusing on frameworks & libraries, html5, articles and added a new css section.
This month, the libraries section includes a somewhat “micro” libraries/modules which are worth checking out.Have a nice read.



Articles (javascript inside)

  1. Bad Pracitces in Javascript – http://enterprisejquery.com/2010/10/how-good-c-habits-can-encourage-bad-javascript-habits-part-1/
  2. Uploading files using the new js – http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/uploading-files-with-ajax/

Frameworks / Libraries

  1. nice Auto Complete component – http://documentcloud.github.com/visualsearch
  2. Maps library – http://leaflet.cloudmade.com/index.html
  3. Publish/Subscribe pattern in js – https://github.com/mroderick/PubSubJS
  4. a new js “alert” implementation – http://ssssnakes.com/smoke/
  5. PDF with javascript – http://andreasgal.com/2011/06/15/pdf-js/
  6. The ellipsis effect in javascript (when css is not enoguh/possible) – https://github.com/josephschmitt/Clamp.js
  7. Javascript Presentation Tool (jquery powered) – http://markdalgleish.com/projects/fathom/

Html5 Frameworks / Libraries

  1. cool 3d with js – http://minimal.be/lab/Sprite3D/
  2. APE – NodeJs client-server framework for implemeting Ajax push notification – http://www.ape-project.org/

Html5

  1. Presentation about the latest in html5 – http://html5-demos.appspot.com/static/html5-whats-new/template/index.html#1
  2. Multi-threading with javascript – http://www.devarticles.com/c/a/JavaScript/JavaScript-Multithreading-with-HTML5-Web-Workers/
  3. HTML5 cross browser polyfills – https://github.com/Modernizr/Modernizr/wiki/HTML5-Cross-Browser-Polyfills
  4. Mozilla’s HTML 5 Dashboard exmaple – https://mozillademos.org/demos/dashboard/demo.html
  5. Cross Origin Sharing – http://enable-cors.org/

CSS

  1. Picking a mobile support strategy – http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/07/11/picking-a-mobile-support-strategy-for-your-website/
  2. CSS Media queries examples – http://mediaqueri.es/