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WPD 413: npm vs bower for front-end, how gzip uses Huffman coding

  • Posts

    • How gzip uses Huffman coding to represent individual characters, @………’s post
    • Dynamically adding text tracks to HTML5 video, @………’s post w/ demo
    • @………’s experience with ECMAScript 6 so far, post
  • Info

    • “Script First Statement” breakpoint available in Chrome Canary, source (+ video demo)
  • Media

    • Handling URL changes with the page.js client-side router, @………’s 5-min (Polymer) preso
  • Demos

    • An (interactive) SVG masking experiment, @………’s demo
  • Opinion

    • Use npm for front-end package management (“Bower is not enough”), @………’s post

  • Other

    • Mozilla Research announces the Emterpreter experiment, @………’s post
    • @………’s work-in-progress “Aural UI of HTML elements” support tables, page
    • Web Cryptography API support table (w/ live feature detection), @………’s page (+ FF/Ch/IE snapshot)
    • Default browser and installed Android WebView on 11 different devices, @………’s post
    • Appearance of form controls in normal/focused states in different desktop browsers (screens), page

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