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    Web Animation using JavaScript:  Animating Text
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    Performance Cops and Janitors

    Performance improvements often begin as one person's voice within a company culture. You start to notice how other sites are making optimizations and improving their user experience through tweaks to perceived performance or total page load time. Then you start measuring how your competitors' sites...

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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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    JavaScript Enlightenment by Cody Lindley

    JavaScript Guru Douglas Crockford famously said "JavaScript is the only language people feel like they don't need to learn to use." A quote that will surely provide a laugh, but it's funny because it's true. What furthers this sentiment is that JavaScript frameworks like jQuery have...

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    Pro JavaScript with MooTools by Mark Obcena

    With Christmas almost upon us, I wanted to throw a gift idea out there to everyone.  MooTools Contributor Mark Obcena (keeto) has just finished writing his MooTools book:  Pro JavaScript with MooTools.  As you would expect, this book covers not just the basics of MooTools...

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    Book Review: MooTools 1.2 Beginner’s Guide

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by Packt Publishing in hopes that I would review it. I'm reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience. Unless you live under a rock or simply check my site for Christina...

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    Book Review:  PHP5 CMS Framework Development

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by a fellow DZone Zone Leader in hopes that I would review it. I’m reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience. PHP5 CMS Framework Development Written By Martin Brampton Published By Packt Publishing Publisher Summary: This book takes...

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    Book Review:  Wicked Cool PHP

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by a fellow DZone Zone Leader in hopes that I would review it. I'm reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience.Wicked Cool PHP: Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult ProblemsWritten ByWilliam Steinmetz...

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    Book Review:  AJAX Security

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by Pearson Education in hopes that I would review it. I'm reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience.AJAX SecurityWritten ByBilly Hoffman, Bryan SullivanPublished ByAddison Wesley / Pearson EducationPublisher Summary:More and more...

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    Book Review:  Enterprise AJAX â Strategies For Building High Performance Web Applications

    In the interest in full disclosure, I was sent this book by Prentice Hall in hopes that I would review it. I'm reviewing this book, however, in the interest of my audience. Enterprise AJAX -- Strategies For Building High Performance Web Applications Written By David...