Using canvas, audio, and data visualization with the Twitters, they came up with something really unique. Check it outSource: tsdn
- Adobe proposes events for monitoring the downloading of Image resources which could be quite useful in many circumstances.
- Drumkit.js looks like an interesting new framework for Node.js that allows you to share pieces of code between the server and client as well. Neat idea!
- If you didn’t hear about it already, WebRTC has landed in Chrome! WebRTC is a new technology that brings realtime voice and video communication technologies to the web. Ever imagined building the next Skype without any plugins? Well now you can! You can enable it in the latest Chrome Canary builds in about:flags and then check out this demo!
- There are a couple of new slide decks for you to check out relating to new HTML5 features. Check out “The Edge of HTML5” by Eric Bidelman and “What’s New in HTML5 Media” by Paul Kinlan both of the Chrome dev relations team.
- Ember.js 0.9.4 and Node.js 0.7.1 were released.
- Mikeal Rogers of Node.js fame writes on “A new direction for web applications”, covering the history of the dynamic web and looking to the future of applications built with Node and other platforms.
- Enyo, the application framework behind webOS has been open sourced!
- The State of HTML5 Video is a nice site with various statistics about HTML5 video’s availability across devices and browsers that details some sub-features as well. Check it out if you do anything with HTML5 video!
That’s it for this week! As always if you have something you’d like to tell us about - something you think is Badass JS worthy - don’t hesitate to let us know!
Holy $#%! my mind just exploded.
This isn’t your average html5 slide presentation plugin, this has a little spice to it. What’s the difference? It isn’t simply limiting itself to recreating effects you would see in Powerpoint or Keynote, the damn thing utilizes the canvas element and CSS3 3d transforms, scales, and animation to deliver a pretty badass multi-dimensional experience.
You have to check it out. Even if you don’t do web design, it’s just plain fun.