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  • Web Development
    HTML5 Page Visibility APIPage visibility api
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    Earlier, it was not possible to determine which tab is active and which was not, but with the help of the HTML5 Visibility API, we can detect whether our visitor is looking at our web page or not. In this tutorial we will understand how to deal with HTML5 Visibility API and one simple demo to discover the status of the our page. In this demo we will alter the document title based on Status of Page Visibility.Read More…
  • Testing
    An Introduction to WebDriver Using the JavaScript BindingsPreview
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    While unit tests are certainly valuable for modern web applications, at some point, as your application grows, you'll find bugs crop up which weren't caught by a unit test but would have theoretically been caught by an integration/acceptance test. Should you wish to follow a testing strategy which involves browser testing, this guide will give you an initial introduction to testing with WebDriverJs so you're equipped with enough knowledge to get started. This tutorial assumes you're familiar with JavaScript and can run JavaScript code using node.js.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Getting Started with the WordPress Media UploaderWordpress media uploader
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    When WordPress 3.5 was released, one of the most significant changes that was introduced was to that of the Media Uploader. Perhaps a more accurate description of the change would be to refer to at as an addition of a new Media Uploader. Since the new Media Library is what’s becoming standard in WordPress, and since there’s not a lot of documentation available for how to use it, we’re going to take a look at the functionality over the next few articles to understand how the new Media Library is constructed, how we can implement it in our own work, and how we can take advantage of the various functionality that’s already included in WordPress core.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Bubble.js: A 1.6K Solution to a Common ProblemJavascript wide retina preview
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    One of the most common tasks in web development is event management. Our JavaScript code is usually listening to events dispatched by the DOM elements. This is how we get information from the user: That is, he or she clicks, types, interacts with our page and we need to know once this happen. Adding event listeners looks trivial but could be a tough process. In this article, we will see a real case problem and its 1.6K solution.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Implementing the EU Cookie Law Into Your WordPress SiteWordpress
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    If you live in Europe you've probably heard about the cookie law. The exact law changes from country to country and some of the guidelines are a little unclear about ways it should be implemented. This article is not to discuss or advise on the law, but to show you the method behind creating a simple cookie law popup plugin.Read More…
  • Milo
    Rolling Your Own FrameworkJavascript wide retina preview
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    Building a framework from scratch is not something we specifically set out to do. You’d have to be crazy, right? With the plethora of JavaScript frameworks out there, what possible motivation could we have for rolling our own?Read More…
  • Node.js
    Authenticating Node.js Applications With PassportNodejs retina preview
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    In this article, we are going to develop a basic Express application from scratch and delegate everything related to authentication to Passport, which is turning out to be the de-facto authentication middleware for Node.jsRead More…
  • HTML5
    HTML5: Network Information APIPreview image@2x
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    Responsive web design is an invaluable concept, but it has an important limitation, the changes we make to a web page are mostly based on the size of the viewport. What we really need is information about the device's network connection. In this article, we'll discuss the Network Information API, which promises us this information.Read More…
  • Front End
    Accessing External APIs Using AngularJS's ServicesAngular js
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    Aside from ability to extend HTML easily AngularJS also offers a simple way to interact with external APIs. In this tutorial I will show you how to use Services to access GitHub's API and create a simple repository browser.Read More…
  • Email
    Getting Started With Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)Awws preview
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    In this tutorial I am going to talk about Amazon’s Simple Email Service (SES) and go over a few ways you can utilise it.Read More…
  • AngularJS
    Extending HTML with AngularJS's DirectivesAngular js
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    The main thing about AngularJS is that it allows us to extend the capabilities of HTML to serve the purpose of today's dynamic webpages. In this article I will show you how you can use AngularJS's Directives to make your development faster, easier and your code more maintainable.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Modules, a Future Approach to JavaScript LibrariesJavascript wide retina preview
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    JavaScript libraries such as jQuery have been the go-to approach for writing JavaScript in the browser for nearly a decade. They’ve been a huge success and necessary intervention for what was once a browser land full of discrepancies and implementation issues. jQuery seamlessly glossed over browser bugs and quirks and made it a no brainer approach to getting things done, such as event handling, Ajax and DOM manipulation. At the time, jQuery solved all our problems, we include its almighty power and get to work straight away. It was, in a way, a black box that the browser “needed” to function properly. But the web has evolved, APIs are improving, standards are being implemented, the web is a very fast moving scene and I’m not sure giant libraries have a place in the future for the browser. It’s becoming a module-oriented environment.Read More…
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