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Update:State of the JavaScript Development World

JavaScript has become not just an essential Web programming language but vital in general IT development. The rise of JavaScript as the dominant Web Language was cemented in November by Matt Mullenweg. Matt is the CEO of Automattic, the owners of WordPress.com … Continue reading

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Eco-Scroll jQuery Plugin

I have been looking for a robust jQuery plugin that would allow me throw up a wall of images very quickly – no fuss, no muss, just display them quickly in a Window. And with thef Eco-Scroll  plugin plus the … Continue reading

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Two jQuery Grid Layout Routines

Web design constantly uses image grids for such applications as product listing pages, portfolio sites, or travel site pages. The typical image grid uses a common size thumbnail image size  say 250 x 180 pixels or whatever the client needs. For … Continue reading

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Chrome Debugger: Network, Audit, Profile Panels

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=35015678&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Off Book: The Evolution of Music Online from PBS Arts on Vimeo. One of the hardest things to do in development is to go beyond debugging a system  to optimize its performance. Sometimes debugging exhaustion sets in and sometimes … Continue reading

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Chrome Debugger: Resources Panel

The aboveGoogle  video  gives an overview of the usefulness of the Resources panel in the Chrome Debugger. Although it is just 1/2 year old it is badly out of date in some details. But the essence is right – the … Continue reading

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Overview of Chrome Debugger

Chrome JavaScript Debugger is as as good as Firebug for Firefox or the Visual Studio tool in IE8 and IE9 if not better. CTRL+SHIFT+J is the key shortcut to use to get at the debugger. Or use the Tool Icon … Continue reading

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JavaScript Editors: Antechinus JavaScript

Finding a JavaScript editor that goes beyond color coding, smart editing with  savvy Intellisense , and goodies like collapsible code/functions has been very difficult. Eclipse, Dreamweaver, Netbeans, Aptana Studio, and Komodo Studio  are some top tier JavaScript editors. All have … Continue reading

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