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5 CSS Properties That You Probably Don’t Know

Every year new CSS properties are standardized and made available in major browsers for you to use. They are meant to make the life of web developers like you easier, and to allow the creation of new and beautiful designs. In this article, I'll cover 5 CSS properties that are relatively new, that you've probably […]

Get Ready for Web Bluetooth!

What if you could dim your lights right from your browser, just by pairing with your nearest Bluetooth-enabled Hue or Lumen light bulb? Wouldn’t you be just that much more productive? What about connecting to your LED Smart Rope to manage a workout even while offline, right from your browser? With the new Web Bluetooth […]

Have Web Standards on Mobile Caught Up to Phonegap in 2017? Pt. 2

In my previous article, I took a look at the "core" set of PhoneGap/Cordova plugins and how well (or how poorly) they are supported now via web standards. The idea wasn't to say you never need go hybrid, but that you may not necessarily have to go hybrid, which was one of the core principles […]

Making the Switch from AngularJS to Angular in an Enterprise Dev Shop

With the recent change to SEMVER version numbering and the many architectural changes from AngularJS, looking at the recent advancements in the Angular community could give anyone a sense of impostor-syndrome. Also, staying up to date with the community could be considered a job in and of itself. These rapid changes and restructuring of an […]

A Love Letter to CSS

When I tell coworkers of my unabated love for CSS they look at me like I’ve made an unfortunate life decision. “Let’s sit down TJ, and talk about the poor choices you made during childhood that set you up for failure.” Sometimes I feel that developers, some of the most opinionated human beings on the […]

Highlight Text Within a String Using Angular and Regular Expressions

Regular expressions are very powerful and I've been writing about them a lot lately. Particularly in how they can benefit you in Angular applications, whether that be for the web or mobile with NativeScript. Back in 2015 I wrote a very popular tutorial called "Highlight Text in a String Using JavaScript and AngularJS," which is […]

Progressive Web Apps — Yeh or Meh?

The impetus for this chat came when our very own Burke Holland dropped this hot take in the Progress DevRel Slack: “I'm still so meh on PWAs that I can't even.” For those unfamiliar, Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs, is a Google-led initiative to bring native app features such as home screen access and push […]

Have Web Standards on Mobile Caught Up to Phonegap in 2017? Pt. 1

Anyone who has attended a presentation on PhoneGap (or Apache Cordova) since its inception has probably heard this famous statement: "The ultimate purpose of PhoneGap is to cease to exist." In 2012, Brian LeRoux wrote up the PhoneGap Beliefs, Goals and Philosophy that stated as much: This is not some self-defeating far planned suicide, but […]

A Gif Guide to Getting Started with Kendo UI

Using Kendo UI components in your Angular application helps you make a robust application quickly with succinct code. When you’re working on a deadline, like during hackathon, or just a regular stressful deadline, like getting work to a client on time, coding faster is better. Having succinct, easy-to-read code is great when you’re working in […]

What’s the Best Editor for Modern Web Development?

The JavaScript editor wars have heated up in recent years, with the introduction of new players like GitHub’s Atom and Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code. In today’s chat we’ll discuss three of the popular editors, Sublime Text, Atom, and Visual Studio Code, in an attempt to help readers find an editor that meets their needs. Specifically, […]