Archive for the ‘Tools & Libraries’ Category

Visualize Large Date and Time-Based Datasets with AnyStock

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I introduced the basics of the AnyChart product family in my previous article on SitePoint. This time I will tell you about how AnyStock is helpful in visualizing stock data as well as any large date and time-based data sets (and how to use it best). A...

Visualize Large Date and Time-Based Datasets with AnyStock

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I introduced the basics of the AnyChart product family in my previous article on SitePoint. This time I will tell you about how AnyStock is helpful in visualizing stock data as well as any large date and time-based data sets (and how to use it best). A...

Fancy Web Animations Made Easy with GreenSock Plugins

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The aim of the third part of this GreenSock tutorial series is to introduce you to some amazing GreenSock plugins. You'll be using: The BezierPlugin to animate properties along a curved Bezier path The GSAP Draggable utility to drag elements on the s...

Your Site without JavaScript

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This post was originally published on calibreapp.com and reposted here with the author’s permission. If you're interested in taking Calibre for a spin, you can start a free 14-day trial today. There are plenty of reasons why the presence of JavaScri...

Building a Multiplayer TicTacToe Game with Meteor

Meteor is a popular, full stack web framework that makes it very easy to prototype your ideas and get from development to production really fast. Its reactive nature and the use of DDP, make it a great candidate for building simple, multiplayer, browse...

How to Create a QR Code Reader for Your Mobile Website

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The barcode and QR code have modernized our shopping and searching experience. Customers carrying smartphones can now pick up a product anywhere in the world, scan its barcode or its QR code using one of the many free phone apps and find out its lowest...

Quick Tip: Getting Started with Headless Chrome in Node.js

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Oftentimes in our line of work we need to be able to replicate a user journey repeatedly to make sure that our pages are offering a consistent experience as we make changes to our site. Critical to being able to accomplish this consistently and conven...

Nuxt.js: A Universal Vue.js Application Framework

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Universal (or Isomorphic) JavaScript is a term that has become very common in the JavaScript community. It is used to describe JavaScript code that can execute both on the client and the server. Many modern JavaScript frameworks, like Vue.js, are aimed...

Using Polymer in WordPress: Build a Custom Google Maps Component

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Web components are a set of standards for creating custom, reusable HTML elements. Polymer is an open-source JavaScript library for building web applications using web components. Created by those clever folks at Google, it provides a number of additio...

Creating Beautiful Charts Using Vue.js Wrappers for Chart.js

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Charts are an important part of modern websites and applications. They help to present information that cannot be simply represented in text. Charts also help to make sense of data that would ordinarily not make sense in a textual format by presenting ...