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  • Creating x-browser solutions using HTML5

    Currently only half of installed browsers are HTML5 ready, yet HTML5 offers us a wealth of possibilities for improving our web designs and applications. How do we go about using new HTML5 and still support it’s functionality in older browsers? The answer is to use (mostly JavaScript based) polyfills – code that ‘fills in’ missing [...]

  • A little backbone for your app

    A little backbone for your app Developing javascript heavy applications can rapidly turn into a complicated and rather unpleasant endeavour.  Luckily many well established frameworks like jQuery, Prototype or MooTools make it relatively easy abstract away the complexities of working on the DOM. Other complete solutions have appeared to help structure the application logic and [...]

  • Creating Ext JS Extensions and Components

    One of the great benefits of developing in Ext JS is its clean extensibility. This lets you create reusable components easily that other developers can simply drop into their own applications with minimal effort. In this session, you’ll learn how to create a re-usable component for Ext JS, and I’ll describe my own experience creating [...]

  • Javascript in Game Development

    Michal will talk about Javascript in Game Development, it’s history, creating crossplatform games for desktops, mobiles, tablets and other devices Javascript could run on. During the talk he will present couple methods of animations, implementation of game’s logic and different ways to communicate between players.

  • HTML5, the current status

    Currently HTML5 is a hot, though also rather confusing, topic. HTML5 promises a wealth of new possibilities to embed multimedia content – until recently the exclusive domain of plug-ins – and to create powerful, desktop-like web applications. But are these new technologies something to consider for the not-too-distant future, or is HTML5 already a viable, [...]

  • Server-side JavaScript for the rest of us

    We all know that Node.js server-side JavaScript is epic awesome. But what if it’s not obvious how to easily integrate Node.js into our existing web application stack? How can we still leverage server-side JavaScript without rewriting our entire application? We’re going to look at some patterns for effectively using Node.js in existing (non-JavaScript) web architecture. [...]

  • Mapping the world with Twitter – Behind the <canvas> of a HTML5 web application

    HTML5, canvas and SVG are hot topics right now, but when it comes to dealing with them every one should be ready to enter into a realm of challenging tasks: user interface design compromises, optimization, frame rate, memory and cpu usage to mention but a few. A world of tweets (aworldoftweets.com) is a HTML5 based [...]

  • Faster Web Sites 2.0

    Web 2.0 is adding more and more content to our pages, especially features that are implemented in Ajax. But our web applications are evolving faster than the browsers that they run in. In this session Steve Souders discusses the web performance best practices he pioneered. These techniques are used by the world’s most popular web [...]

  • Please, don’t touch the slow parts

    Sempre più spesso si parla di ottimizzare il software lato server, ma la vera ottimizazione va fatta sul client dove l’80% del tempo viene speso dagli utenti. Il talk spiega le principali tecniche per ottimizzare il proprio sito usando protocolli e regole alla base dell’HTTP ma raramente utilizzate.