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    Smashing Deal: Ultimate WordPress Theme Builder

    Creating this blog was a life-changing experience.  Due to the exposure I've created for myself, I've got an awesome job at Mozilla (and formerly SitePen), I get to travel around the world and talk about web development, and writing pushes me to keep learning.

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    HTML5 download Attribute

    I tend to get caught up on the JavaScript side of the HTML5 revolution, and can you blame me?  HTML5 gives us awesome "big" stuff like WebSockets, Web Workers, History, Storage and little helpers like the Element classList collection.  There are, however, smaller features in...

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    CSS Vendor Prefixes

    What are the Vendor Prefixes? Vendor prefixes are small strings prepended to CSS properties that will ensure that the property will only be valid and rendered within the given browser engine.  Chrome and Safari both use the WebKit rendering engine, Firefox uses Gecko, Internet Explorer uses Trident...

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    Promote MDN WordPress Plugin

    I'm very happy to share with you the Promote MDN WordPress plugin, created by Mozilla Web Developer Luke Crouch.  The Promote MDN plugin analyzes your blog post content and links prominent development keywords to the Mozilla Developer Network.  MDN is...

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    CSS Tooltips

    We all know that you can make shapes with CSS and a single HTML element, as I've covered in my CSS Triangles and CSS Circles posts.  Triangles and circles are fairly simply though, so as CSS advances, we need to stretch the boundaries...

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    Synchronous Exec in Node.js

    Everyone loves NodeJS in part because it embraces a non-blocking philosophy;  interactions are asynchronous and thus, theoretically, allow for faster all-around processing.  When creating a simple script for my upcoming redesign, I found the asynchronocity ... annoying.  I was quickly sinking into callback hell with the...

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    text-align: start & RTL

    As you've probably heard me mention a billion times on Twitter, I've been proudly work on the Mozilla Developer Network revamp.  This is my first real experience with working on websites with a fair amount of RTL readers. One thing I quickly recognized when browsing...

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    Smashing Deal:  6 Smashing Books for Web Designers

    The longer we do our Web Development jobs, the more we realize we need to know more, we need to be more proficient at more.  I feel great about my CSS/HTML/JavaScript skills, but I'd give my left arm to be better at designing graphics with...

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    CSS 3D Folding Animation

    Google Plus provides loads of inspiration for front-end developers, especially when it comes to the CSS and JavaScript wonders they create. Last year I duplicated their incredible PhotoStack effect with both MooTools and pure CSS; this time I'm going to duplicate...

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    IFRAME Permission Denied Solution

    I was recently rolling my own AJAX upload script, posting a form to a hidden IFRAME and using the load event to know when the upload was complete.  When the upload completed, I wanted to access the IFRAME content so I could verify that the upload...