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Top 10 Major Advantages of HTML5

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1. What is HTML5? HTML5 is the newest version of the HyperText Markup Language that was developed in the late 80’s in order to describe documents that linked to each other. In it’s early days, HTML’s role was simple, to help describe a document’s structure and to allow cross-linking of documents. The language is a Markup Language, a way to ...

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HTML5 and CSS3 Code Generator Tools List

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HTML5 is one of the most popular language amongst developers and designers as it provides number of functionality and assists developers to easily design web applications. HTML5 has many attributes such as modern browser support (like Firefox 6, Google Chrome, IE9 etc.), structure specific tags, visual elements like rounded corners are now built in, drag and drop interactive, new video, ...

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HTML5 Boilerplate Framework Tutorial

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In this article, we’ll be going through a very popular HTML5 framework, maybe the most popular one, HTML5 Boilerplate. HTML5 Boilerplate helps you build fast, robust, and adaptable web apps or sites. This project is the product of many years of iterative development and combined community knowledge. It does not impose a specific development philosophy or framework, so you’re free ...

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HTML5 Development Tools List

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Ever wanted to start your web project from scratch, but never knew how and where to find the right tools? Well, you’re in the right place. In this thorough article we’ll be explaining essential tools like editors, websites, libraries and frameworks that will boost productivity and help you kickstart your HTML5 project. Web projects usually include lots of effort in ...

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An End-to-End AngularJS Guide

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This isn’t a new eBook, a paperback or an online tutorial. I’ve been writing about Angular since it was in beta and have lots of material I believe is useful for developers with all levels of experience. Instead of forcing you to search haphazardly, this blog post organizes the content so you can jump directly to the post that you ...

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FREE Programming books with the WCG Newsletter

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Here at Web Code Geeks we know how much you love books about programming; we are geeks ourselves. After all, a programmer that respects himself should always have his face in a book, he has to keep up with the latest technologies and developments. For this reason, we have decided to distribute 4 of our books for free. You can ...

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jQuery CSS Background Image Example

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In this example, we’ll learn how to use jQuery to add CSS properties to HTML elements and specifically how to add backgrounds like colors or images using the .css() method. The .css() method is a convenient way to get a computed style property from the first matched element, especially in light of the different ways browsers access most of those ...

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jQuery Disable Button Example

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The aim of this example is to show you how to enable/disable a button using the famous jQuery library of Javascript. This is a pretty simple task but very useful on certain cases like when you want to submit a form and disable the button that did so, or just because a button is part of a conditional statement and ...

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Improving Shipscope Performance with WebSockets

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Nearly a year ago, we released Shipscope, a Chrome extension for monitoring your projects on Codeship. We’ve received some really good feedback from our users, and I want to share some of that insight in this post. In order to provide frequent status updates, Shipscope requested project status from our API server every 10 seconds. Multiply this by a rapidly ...

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Python: Extracting Excel spreadsheet into CSV files

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I’ve been playing around with the Road Safety open data set and the download comes with several CSV files and an excel spreadsheet containing the legend. There are 45 sheets in total and each of them looks like this: I wanted to create a CSV file for each sheet so that I can import the data set into Neo4j using ...

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Developing Front-End Microservices With Polymer Web Components And Test-Driven Development (Part 4/5): Styling And Communication

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In the previous article we developed our second Polymer Web Component. With two of them functionally finished, we’ll apply styles and create a way for users of our components to have partial control of the look and feel. Once that is done, we’ll improve our Demo page and create proper communication between our components. This article is part of Developing ...

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Using the gdb Debugger with Go

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Troubleshooting an application can be fairly complex, especially when dealing with highly concurrent languages like Go. It can be fairly simple to add print statements to determine subjective application state at specific intervals, however it’s much more difficult to respond dynamically to conditions developing in your code with this method. Debuggers provide an incredibly powerful troubleshooting mechanism. Adding code for ...

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Developing Front-End Microservices With Polymer Web Components And Test-Driven Development (Part 3/5): The Second Component

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In the previous article we finished one Polymer Web Component. It contained a form that could be used to add, update and remove books by sending HTTP requests to the back-end server. We also explored few different ways to interact with the component from outside by calling its functions. In this article we’ll create the second component that will be ...

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Javascript Redirect URL example

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It has happened to all of us to click a certain URL and be redirected to another one. Probably you even wondered why did that happen. Well, possibly the page moved to a new, more suitable domain or the programmer has built versions of the same page that depend of the type of browser you use so you are redirected ...

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