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  • Parsing XML Feeds with jQuery

    The jQuery JavaScript library's DOM parsing, traversing, and manipulating abilities, which play a large role in its enduring popularity, can be applied to XML documents as well. Rob Gravelle uses jQuery to parse address fields from an Atom feed.

  • Calculate the Distance between Two Points in your Web Apps

    As more and more Web apps are run on mobile devices, the more demand for geolocation capabilities increase. Rob Gravelle reveals the main obstacle to accurately calculating the distance between two locations and presents a practical solution.

  • Respond to DOM Changes with Mutation Observers

    Earlier this year, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) introduced the DOM4 specification, which includes DOM Mutation Observers. These replace the long-standing DOM Mutation Events, which never really caught on. Rob Gravelle explains how to create and configure DOM Mutation Observers as well as interpret their results.

  • The Process of Building WordPress Themes

    In this article you will learn how to build WordPress themes using an existing commercial theme. This saves you the time and effort necessary to build a template from scratch.

  • Automate Form Submissions using Bookmarklets

    There are a myriad of uses for Bookmarklets. Rob Gravelle explains what they are, how they work, and how to use them to automatically fill out and submit a form one time or a thousand times over!

  • HTMLGoodies Sponsored Content

  • Making Beautiful Style Together: Visual Studio and Bootstrap

    CSS offers power and flexibility aplenty. But a build-it-as-you-go approach to site style results in CSS files that look like they were created by Dr. Frankenstein.  Visual Studio Community Edition (VSCE) provides a perfect environment for leveraging Bootstrap’s CSS and JavaScript framework. Together they empower you to create exactly the look and feel you want fast.

  • Activity: So you want to Build and Deploy a Web App to the Cloud – at low-to-no cost

    In this activity you’ll learn how to build a Web App using the free Visual Studio Community 2015 Edition along with Microsoft Azure. First, you’ll learn how Azure App Service is an approach to hosting a Web App or application in a manner that can scale and adapt as your needs grow. The Activity will walk you through setting up an Azure trial account and then setting up the simple website on Azure.

  • Getting a Free, yet Powerful Web Dev Tool: Visual Studio Community 2015 Edition

    If you are looking for a powerful web development tool and would like to avoid spending a fortune, then Microsoft's free Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition is worth checking out.

  • Simplifying Cross-platform HTML5 Mobile App Development With Intel's XDK

    A team of developers created an HTML5 app for a major website that offers a much more sophisticated user experience on each of the mobile platforms commonly in use today. The tools they used eliminated much of the custom coding required to bring the desired features to each platform. Check out the story!

  • Leverage Your HTML5 Savvy to Build Commercial, Cross-Platform Apps and Games

    An unexpected player has entered the fray with a tool that makes HTML5 mobile development easy while also directly addressing some of the shortcomings of Web technologies in mobile apps. See a demonstration of how quickly you can begin creating your own apps using HTML5.

  • Featured Goodies

  • Respond to DOM Changes with Mutation Observers

    Earlier this year, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) introduced the DOM4 specification, which includes DOM Mutation Observers. These replace the long-standing DOM Mutation Events, which never really caught on. Rob Gravelle explains how to create and configure DOM Mutation Observers as well as interpret their results.

  • Programming with Peripherals

    In this article we’re going to at programming with and for peripherals, including keyboard, mouse, as gesture devices such as Leap Motion and Windows Kinect as well as devices such as pens and microphones.

  • Form Element Conversion Made Easy with jQuery

    In last month's Convert a List into a Select Dropdown using jQuery article, Rob Gravelle described how to create an in-place editor for an ordered or unordered list by converting it into a

  • HTML5 Game Developer Tips

    In this HTML5 game development tutorial, we are going to look at some best practices and tips to consider when making that next hit video game.

  • A Guide to JavaScript Fuzzy Search Libraries

    Blame it on Google, but today's web surfers expect the search process to know what they mean even when they themselves aren't sure that they are looking for. That's where fuzzy searching comes in. Rob Gravelle reviews a few such libraries for JavaScript.

  • Beyond HTML

  • Responsive Design Cross-Platform

    In the last few years, responsive design has changed the way designers build websites and the way design programs work. In this article we look at how this has changed the workflow for designers and developers.

  • How to Monetize Your WordPress Blog

    With WordPress being one of the most popular Content Management Systems, or CMS options on the planet, largely due to its ease of use, flexibility and the basic simplicity to monetize it, one of the many uses for WordPress includes eCommerce and its simple process to install and setup software to sell products and services. In this article we look at several ways for you to monetize your WordPress blog.

  • Primers

  • CSS3 Multi-column Layouts

    Following on the previous article (Basic HTML: Adding Images), here is more information on the main web formats, which are JPEG, GIF, PNG, and PNG-8, along with examples of each. In addition you will learn more about SEO and some basic placement of images on your web pages with CSS3.

  • Intermediate Web Page Graphics

    Following on the previous article (Basic HTML: Adding Images), here is more information on the main web formats, which are JPEG, GIF, PNG, and PNG-8, along with examples of each. In addition you will learn more about SEO and some basic placement of images on your web pages with CSS3.

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