another summerish Friday and another Web Development Reading List. Enjoy the links, enjoy summer and the weekend!
- Firefox DevTools now have DOM Event Inspection. Man, this is so useful! I just love this feature soo much since it became available in Nightly a few days ago.
- Firefox 31 has been released, supporting WebVTT (subtitles for videos), CSS3 variables, massive DevTool improvements.
minimal-uia viewport header option introduced in iOS7 will no longer be continued in iOS8.
- Opera 23 has been released, now supporting CSS
- A first Mixed Content specification has been written to document how browsers should deal with content if you use more than one protocol for resources on the same page.
- For Firefox 33 openh264 will be integrated in the add-ons manager :)
- Perfmonkey is a coool tool to test the perceived performance of your website.
- Love Authentic Photography? Free—handpicked-stockphotos for your commercial and personal works. All under CC or similar free licenses.
- Raumrot offers you a great collection of free photos under CC license.
- Ralf Herrmann about colored emoji in Windows 8.1 with color fonts.
- Don’t forget about Favicons on Retina Screens.
- A big list of awesome NodeJS tools.
- The Simple Sharing Buttons Generator does exactly what it says for your chosen networks in your chosen style: Generating Share-Buttons.
- Tower, one of the best Git softwares (for Mac) out there, released version 2. If you have a Mac and want a UI for Git, purchase this one. It’s my favourite UI tool for Git.
- 18 Surprises from reading the jQuery source code. Interesting things in there.
- On web components Pascal Precht wrote an article comparing Polymer and X-Tag, two different polyfill libraries for web component stuff.
HTML / SVG
- Patternbolt is a fine selection of SVG pattern background, packed in a single CSS or SCSS file.
- Another great article about Responsive Images Use Cases, and code snippets to get you started on the Opera Blog by Andreas Bovens.
Sass / CSS
- SassDoc—Like JSDoc for your Sass files.
- GitHub gives insights on their CSS codebase.
- 10 cool CSS one-liners that will help you to compete with native apps.
- An image comparison slider with pure CSS. Neat technique by Lea Verou.
- You love watching conference videos? dconstruct has its complete video archive of the past 9 conferences online.
- Fork this post.
- Try Something New Every Project. An advice you should really follow, it’s very important to stay up to date and enjoy your work.
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