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Are You Accessible?

Accessibility to people with disabilities is an important issue in web and software development, and the folks at Knowbility, Inc. would like your input about how to better educate people about accessible technology. more>>

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Introducing CoffeeScript

For many years, JavaScript had a bad reputation among developers. Sure, we would use it when we needed to do something dynamic in the browser, but we also would avoid it as much as possible. As I (and others) have written numerous times in the past year, however, JavaScript is going through a multidimensional renaissance. more>>

Opera Dragonfly

Opera Software's Opera Dragonfly is a new suite of open-source debugging tools for Web developers and designers that got its name because "it eats bugs". The suite covers the full debugging work flow, from inspecting network access and downloaded resources to correcting JavaScript issues and seeing how CSS rules apply to the DOM. more>>

At the Forge - Backbone.js

Write simple MVC applications in JavaScript with Backbone.js. more>>
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DrupalCon London is Around the Corner

Many of you know what a huge Drupal fan I am, and while I am a bit heartbroken that I will not attend the upcoming DrupalCon London, happening August 22-26 in Croydon, I'd like to give the rest of you the skinny on DrupalCon so you can all go have fun without me.  To that end, I got a few tidbits from Robert Castelo, one of DrupalCon's organizers. more>>

At the Forge - Node.JS

Want to write high-performance network server applications? Node.JS uses JavaScript to do exactly that. more>>

At the Forge - PostgreSQL 9.0

Looking for a relational database? The latest version of PostgreSQL makes a great database even greater. more>>

Zotonic: the Erlang Content Management System

It's more than just a CMS. Create complicated Web sites quickly with Zotonic. more>>

Simplicity and Performance: JavaScript on the Server

The award for the hottest new server Web development language goes to...JavaScript! JavaScript, language of the browser since the early days, is the hottest language for server-side development. See why JavaScript is the language for developing quick, easy and incredibly powerful server-side applications. more>>

Rich Internet Apps That Just Work—Writing for the User

AJAX is power. It makes Internet applications look, feel and perform in the eyes of the user like desktop apps, all while run from the server and written in the platform-agnostic languages of HTML and JavaScript. But, it carries a heavy price: breaking the browser. more>>
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Drush: Drupal for People Who Hate Mice

Read on for more about this command-line shell and scripting interface for Drupal. more>>
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Drupal 7: the Webchick behind the Wheel

Katherine Druckman talks to Angela Byron about Drupal 7 and managing a distributed open-source development team. more>>

At the Forge - Ruby on Rails 3

What's new in Ruby on Rails 3, and what has stayed the same? Reuven explores the latest version of this framework and what it means for you. more>>

At the Forge - Communication in HTML5

HTML5 gives Web applications new communication features. more>>
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