A bunch of things, not really classified this time :
- You have troubles to read JSON document, then json.human.js is to make JSON human friendly.
- JSON Schema ; it allows you to define models for your JSON document, including validation. Interesting to strength the robustness en your API (but not only).
- Morris.js because
good-looking charts shouldn't be difficultbut seems not as rich as d3.js but may be easier for basic charts.
- A collection of book references to learn or improve your JS skills
On tools side :
- Google just released a new WYSIWYG authoring tool called Web Designer ; so far I always remained far away from such tools (remember Dreamweaver in the early 2000s ?), but first feedback seems positive so far. Even Mozilla evangelist Christian Heilman is positive about it.
- If you are a Raspberry Pi owner, you can also have a look at another Google's project called "coder". It aims to make you learn about web development.
- The top 25 (responsive) design tools : a bunch of tools to ease the way you will build your site, not all are about responsive and can be used for "traditional" needs or not only for responsive designs.
- Telize is a JSON IP and GeoIP REST API for IP Geolocation :
This service offers a REST API allowing to get a visitor IP address and to query location information from any IP address. It outputs JSON-encoded IP geolocation data, and supports both JSON and JSONP.
- Jq, a lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor.
On HTML/CSS side
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective Media Queries : Brad Frost will sum-up the pros & cons / best practices of 7 techniques and provide more resources when necessary
- A complete guide to the table element : everything you need to know to use table in HTML pages.
- BBC cutting the mustard, or how they adress the browser compability
- Writing CSS ; reviewing how you can write CSS the right way
- InnerText vs textContent, as we often confuse both of them.
- UCSS, from Opera Software aims to
crawl website to find unused CSS selectors, as well as duplicate selectors.
- CSS3 Pie : CSS3 decorations for IE6 to IE9
On tests side :
- Test first : you could sum up the article with
You should write tests. You should write tests first. You should write clean tests first!and
test are specs(as in the RSpecs language where tests can be read as a specification)
On webperf side :
- Image compression for web developers:
This article will provide a bit of reason, history, and technique to understand and properly address image compression issues for your website.
- Infographic : real performance metrics from 14.000 sites : frontend and backend performance metics, with 90% of the page rendering time spent on frontend side.
- If you use Boostrap, you may be interested by the impacts of its components over the versions in terms of performance.
One day I hope I'll have enough time to write about AngularJS, Web Components Grunt/Yeoman and ElasticSearch, which I find promising and interesting, but need some time to dive in.