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Linkdump for December 16th

by Rob Friesel

AngularJS – Perceived Performance Github user @mendhak has this proposed directive for measuring load time performance of different components in a single-page app. Tl;dr: "loading" a portion of the page may be deferred for one reason or another, but once it is in fact "finished" (based on some user-defined version of "finished") it requests an […]

Linkdump for December 2nd

by Rob Friesel

Creating Desktop Applications With node-webkit By Mike Cantelon, writing at the StrongLoop blog. This isn't the first time that node-webkit has come across my radar, but this is a good little intro for someone who hasn't heard of it before. (tagged: node-webkit Node.js JavaScript WebKit ) Offline First! This website is starting a discussion about […]

Linkdump for August 10th

by Rob Friesel

5 Myths About Mobile Web Performance Michael Mullany, Sencha CEO, writing for the company's dev blog: Every mobile browser has a feature area where it outperforms other browsers by a factor of 10–40x. The Surface outperforms the iPhone on SVG by 30x. The iPhone outperforms the Surface on DOM interaction by 10x. There is significant […]

Linkdump for May 9th

by Rob Friesel

Good APIs Are Transparent In Their Expectations And Dependencies Ben Nadel with an insightful observation following his read of Nicholas Zakas' new Maintainable JavaScript. This make sense to me. (Also makes me want to read the book even more than I did before.) (tagged: API JavaScript Ben Nadel ) Terrible Yellow Eyes. A Maurice Sendak […]

Linkdump for April 4th

by Rob Friesel

Grails Best Practices Amit Jain writing at InfoQ. Good round-up on (title says it all…) Grails best practices–regardless of whether/not you agree with them all. (tagged: grails ) Remembering Project Gemini At The Atlantic: this "50th anniversary" retrospective of the Gemini missions is stunning and captivating. (tagged: history astronomy space ) Groovy Goodness: Magic Package […]

review: Mobile Design Pattern Gallery

by Rob Friesel

I just wrapped up reading1 Theresa Neil’s Mobile Design Pattern Gallery (published by O’Reilly), and I am happy to call it a worthwhile survey. I say “survey” because that’s exactly what we have here: Neil takes a look at the dominant patterns (and anti-patterns) in the application interface designs that are targeted at mobile devices, […]

Linkdump for August 16th

by Rob Friesel

Exclusive: How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app at VentureBeat — Interesting story here on how LinkedIn switched their mobile experience from Ruby-on-Rails to Node.js; of particular interest: the claim that this switch reduced their code complexity, shortened their development time, and reduced the amount of hardware required to service […]

Linkdump for August 1st

by Rob Friesel

Beer Can Chicken Recipe at Simply Recipes — So simple; so delicious. (tagged: recipe food cooking beer grill ) ClojureScript Brings Clojure To The Browser via Javascript Werner Schuster writing for InfoQ on the introduction of ClojureScript — some of its hows and whats and whys. (tagged: javascript Clojure clojurescript essay todo ) An Ode […]

Linkdump for February 18th

by Rob Friesel

Jdrop – JSON in the cloud By the venerable Steve Souders. Anyone doing web development with mobile devices in mind should check this out. The premise is simple: real-world testing on real-world devices, then push your data to a cloud for retrieval and analysis on “saner” machines. (tagged: mobile performance javascript browser webdev Jdrop ) […]

Linkdump for October 25th

by Rob Friesel

Netflix CEO: We’re a Streaming Company at Fast Company (via 9-bits) — Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO: By every measure, we are now primarily a streaming company that also offers DVD-by-mail. (tagged: Netflix future tech business ) The Most Popular Phone in the World at Gizmodo (via Bruce Sterling): In buying that phone, this man was […]