Roundup for February 7th, 2011

BitmapData.js : HTML5 Canvas API implementation of the AS3 BitmapData class with very interesting image blending options Paul Irish discusses his HTML5 Boilerplate in this one-hour video. Great discussion on how much reflection-encrusted pseudo-chrome we need in UI design. Isotope: great jQuery plugin to enable complex animated page layouts. RGraph: A HTML5 canvas graph library. […]

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Roundup for February 3rd, 2011

Seb Lee-Delisle has a great post up explaining his HTML5 Canvas 3D particle system Microsoft explains their point of view on HTML5 video codecs and why they will stick with H.264 – however in a twist to Google’s WebM plugin for IE, MS offers now also H.264 codec plugins for Firefox and Chrome (sadly only […]

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Roundup for February 1, 2011

window.btoa() and window.atob() are on their way into the WHATWG specifications. http://html5.org/r/5814 Here is the Mozilla documentation: https://developer.mozilla.org/En/DOM/Window.atob Seb Lee-Delisle shows a great speed improvement to Canvas sprite animations by avoiding sub-pixel rendering. This is from last week, but well worth the link: 11 More Things I Learned from the jQuery Source by Paul Irish […]

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Roundup for January 31, 2011

Today IANA allocated its last two /8 IP ranges. The Internet is now officially out of old-style IPv4 addresses. Very cool: Making music with the New York subway map: http://www.mta.me/ by Alexander Chen Google’s Julia Map fractal generator is pretty cool and a dangerous time sink: http://juliamap.googlelabs.com Tom Leadbetter notified me (Thanks!) that the video […]

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