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Interesting Thingys 71

JavaScript is dominating again this issue, but there are other Interesting Thingys, too. Read on…



  • High Performance Animations Modern browsers can animate four things really cheaply: position, scale, rotation and opacity. If you animate anything else, it’s at your own risk, and the chances are you’re not going to hit a silky smooth 60fps.
  • pattle/simpsons-in-css Simpsons characters in pure CSS

Web Development

  • w3c/webcomponents This is the repository in which W3C editor’s drafts of the Web Components specs are maintained.

Mobile Development



  • Bloom Filters by Example A Bloom filter is a data structure designed to tell you, rapidly and memory-efficiently, whether an element is present in a set.






  • Messaging as a… by Ralf Westphal [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle] Mainstream object-oriented programming (OOP) is lacking an essential aspect of the original definition. Messaging simply hasn’t made it into the minds of developers. So this little book is trying to help put messaging back into the OOP picture. You’ll see: Doing “OOP as if you meant it” isn’t that hard. It helps writing cleaner coder and tackling legacy code.

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