Bocoup loves HTML5 games, so Darius Kazemi and I have been running a training called Intro to HTML5 Game Development. We cover lots of fun stuff, including canvas animation and audio. When designing the training, we wanted trainees to make a simple game using a JavaScript physics engine. Box2dWeb came up as a good one […]

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We’re excited to announce our sponsorship of TXJS 2012! TXJS’s community-driven approach and commitment to quality content aligns perfectly with Bocoup’s mission to move the Open Web forward through education, community development, and consulting. We’re proud to partner with TXJS to promote these initiatives and give back to our community. Bocoup will also host a […]

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A few weeks ago we announced our first Introduction to HTML5 Game Development training. We’re now happy to announce two more training dates: Monday, June 18 in Montreal, and Saturday, July 21 in Boston. The Montreal class will be held at CRIM for $295 Canadian, with a $140 rebate after the class if you work […]

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(In a previous article, I introduced a convenient method for shipping stylesheets with your third-party JavaScript application.) When styling content in your third-party JavaScript application, you have a unique challenge to overcome: interference. The publisher may have used any number of techniques to define styles, and many of them threaten to modify the appearance of […]

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As a practicing masochist, I have recently developed an interest in third-party JavaScript application development. I’m not alone: third-party JavaScript (or “3PJS”) applications are becoming more and more common on the web (see Disqus, Optimizely, and Google Analytics, for instance). Like any developing methodology, best practices are constantly being explored and re-defined. In this article, […]

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I am really excited that the tests powering Ringmark have been pushed up to Facebook’s fork of coremob/coremob-tests repo on GitHub. Read more about it on Facebook’s dev blog. We think that unit test authoring will be a great way for web developers to engage in the standards process, and so we are looking forward […]

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HTML5 game development is a hot topic — we’re keenly aware of this at Bocoup, given our sold-out New Game Conference last year and our standing-room-only HTML5 Tutorial Day at the Game Developers Conference earlier this month. As such, we’re pleased to offer our Introduction to HTML5 Game Development training to the general public for […]

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Good news, everyone – Bocoup is bringing training classes to Washington DC! We’re pleased to announce two new trainings in the Washington, DC area with the one-and-only Richard Worth. Richard will be delivering his popular HTML5 for Programmers course April 18-20 and Comprehensive jQuery May 9-11 at the Dulles, Virginia AOL Campus. Both courses are […]

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See all in the Ringmark Gallery series Last week, Facebook and Bocoup announced a partnership and W3C Community Group initiative to raise the awareness of the development needs of The Mobile Web as a platform. This announcement included the unveiling of a “mobile acid test”, dubbed Ringmark. Ringmark runs real-time inference, functional and practical application […]

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Yesterday, Opera announced and released the latest version of its mobile browser, Opera Mobile 12. Today, while running the browser against the Ringmark suite, I noticed that it was now passing the WebRTC detection tests. Very exciting, indeed! To test drive the first ever mobile browser implementation of WebRTC, I decided to use dmv — […]

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