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The Client Side #014

Of Note * Firefox Aurora Build 8 is here [http://hacks.mozilla.org/2011/08/aurora8/] Mozilla have released v8 of their Aurora build of Firefox - somewhere between raw nightlies and a beta of Firefox 7. It includes support for cross-origin textures in WebGL, insertAdjacentHTML() and reduced resource requirements for media elements. A complete list of changes in at the linked page. * Bootstrap, from Twitter [http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/] Twitter have released an open source webdev toolkit called Bootstrap. It contains a baseline css and html framework for your sites that looks not dissimilar to Twitter and full documentation as well.

Articles * A matter of protocol [http://adactio.com/journal/4795/] Jeremy Keith explains protocol-relative URLs

Tutorials * Swapping out JQuery with Fiddler [http://blogs.msdn.com/b/fiddler/archive/2011/08/19/upgrading-jquery-using-fiddler-autoresponder.aspx] Eric Lawrence presents a great debugging case study where he uses Fiddler to pass in an alternative version of jQuery than the one specified in the page to the browser. * Sizing with CSS3’s vw and vh units [http://snook.ca/archives/html_and_css/vm-vh-units?] Jonathan Snook explains the new vw and vh viewport-relative sizing units in CSS3

Code Demos  Downloads * jQuery Drop Down with Easing Effects [http://www.onlywebpro.com/2011/08/20/jquery-drop-down-with-easing-effects/] : onlywebpro.com * HTML5 and jQuery - a match made in Heaven [http://weblogs.asp.net/stevewellens/archive/2011/08/19/html-5-and-jquery-a-match-made-in-heaven.aspx] : Steve Wellens demonstrtes hwo to target HTML5  Custom data attributes with jQuery * Creating an Attractive Presentation with HTML5 [http://www.queness.com/community-news/8935/creating-an-attractive-presentation-with-html5] : Queness * Infinite All-CSS Scrolling Slideshow [http://css-tricks.com/13627-infinite-all-css-scrolling-slideshow/] : Chris Coyier * A Brushed Metal look in CSS3 [http://simurai.com/post/9214147117/css3-brushed-metal] : Simurai

Posted on August 22, 2011   #The Client Side  






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