Over the past year Bocoup has worked on several production applications that utilize the MVC library Backbone.js. We’ve worked hard to give back to the community through informative blog posts, core contributions, support & evangelism through various mediums such as meetups, IRC and Twitter. Over the course of the past year, we created small boilerplates […]

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I feel like I've given jQuery UI a bad rap. I passed judgement too fast. At first glance, it was a pile of rigid prefab user interface objects generated by jQuery being peddled as 'official'. I know now that it's much more. jQuery UI is not (just) about a fancy accordion slider. It's a framework […]

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There is a lot of talk right now about Philippe Le Hégaret” (PLH) from the W3C regarding quotes he made about the readiness of HTML5 for “deployment”. Philippe is quoted as saying: “The problem we’re facing right now is there is already a lot of excitement for HTML5, but it’s a little too early to […]

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Over the course of the following week, I will be adding these to all of the appropriate JavaScript articles I’ve published.

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As I become more and more obsessed with Quora, I’m finding more and more questions that I answer seem to feel right as standalone blog posts. The latest even includes an interesting discovery: What’s the cleanest way to intentionally and reliably return a jQuery object that selects nothing? There were two answers already posted to […]

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Popcorn.js, which I wrote about recently, is an infant javascript library that allows film makers to better showcase their videos on the web using html5’s video element. Using popcorn, directors can incorporating social media and integrate several features such as subtitles and credits that may be beneficial in the context of the web. Although typically, […]

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Bocoup, being enormously generous, gave me this week off to work on the open source project Popcorn.js at Mozilla, Toronto. Popcorn.js is sponsored by Web Made Movies, Mozilla’s Open Video Lab, a Mozilla Drumbeat project. Popcorn will allow film makers to do a lot of cool stuff with html5 <video> such as adding credits, subtitles, […]

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.NET Magazine: Mom will be proud! I was asked back at the start of the year by .NET Magazine (Practical Web Design in the US) to write a JavaScript article on the subject of my choice. I doubt you read the article because I went to the stores and bought all the copies. (Had to […]

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In this post I will talk about Mozilla’s Web Audio Data API. I will cover where we have come from, demonstrate some of the incredible results that have already been achieved; I will talk about why audio in the browser is so important, take a look at where we are headed and explore some of […]

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I’m pleased to announce the addition of Elijah Grey as a core contributor to the PollenJS  project. Eli has an exceptional (albeit short)  background in JavaScript development using bleeding-edge technology. Just the kind of guy we like to have around bocoup.com. A few thing that Eli and I have already begun hashing out: Modular loading […]

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