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Libraries.io: New Search Engine for Open Source Projects

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Libraries.io is a new project for web designers and developers. It helps you stay on top of libraries, modules, and frameworks from the open source ocean. Libraries.io: Landing Page. (Screenshot: Noupe) Nimble Search Engine Ignores Platform Borders Li...

The 50+ Best Tools and Resources for Web Developers

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Being a web developer is one of the most beautiful jobs there is, but also one of the most demanding. You need to stay up to date at all times and learn actively instead of resting on your oars. Adapting to new requirements is key. Basic SEO knowledge ...

Web Development Trends 2016

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In the past few years, web development has grown at a rapid pace, with new technologies, languages, and scripts coming into view. Plus, ever since the advent of HTML5, innovation in web development has become the norm, to the extent that even Adobe has...

Co.cycles, the Search Engine for Open Source Code

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How did date validation work in JavaScript again? Do you remember how to check if an object is empty? Sounds very specific, doesn’t it? It’s good this way, as the very specific questions are much more frequent in a web developer’s eve...

Mandrill to Discontinue its Free Tier Plan

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Mandrill, the popular transactional email service, has recently announced that it will discontinue its free tier plans soon. After March 16, new users will be required to create their accounts through MailChimp, whereas existing users will be required ...

Test my CSS Helps You Optimize Your Stylesheets

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A free online tool gives a clear overview of all problems that your CSS stylesheets may or may not contain. This quickly shows you what you need to work on. Test my CSS also informs you of why each problem is a problem and gives advice on how to remove...

CSS Custom Properties: How to Use Variables in Chrome 49

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Starting with version 49, Chrome supports custom properties, namely CSS Variables. Now, another central element of professional programming is ported to the browser without any additional requirements. Variables: Central Element of Structured Programm...

Google Has Open Sourced its iOS Testing Framework

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Google has recently open sourced its testing framework for iOS app development, and you can start working with it right away. Named EarlGrey, this framework comes with several features suited for iOS app development. Google has been making use of EarlG...

Loud Links: JavaScript Adds Sound to Your Website

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The small JavaScript Loud Links adds sounds to your website by making links and other elements audible via HTML5 audio elements that will provide audible feedback on click or hover. All you need for that are sound files as MP3 and OGG. The solution wor...