I had some free time on the train back up from Buttercamp this weekend, and got to work on a demo for a HTML5 rotoscoping tool that I’ve been kicking around in my head: View Live Demo (in Chrome) → The tool is very basic; it lets the user draw over each frame of the […]

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When you pull from a remote repository, the number of new files listed can sometimes cause conflict messages to get scrolled off the screen. Not very convenient. You can use the following command to get a quick list of conflicts from Git: git ls-files -u

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Augmented Reality: using JSARToolkit with WebGL & HTML5 Video Last week I spent some time running tests and generally familiarizing myself with the JSARToolkit code. I also built a JavaScript wrapper for the library to make it easier to use. JSARToolkit is a JavaScript library converted from FLARToolkit (Flash), and is developed for tracking AR […]

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Something I have never known how to do in Linux, is rename a directory full of files. (Crazy right?!) Fortunately for a noob like msyelf, Sam Bisbee does know how to do this, and showed me today. In the following example, I am renaming a directory of files with no file-extension, and moving them to […]

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I am very proud to announce that Popcorn.js hit 0.2 today. The Popcorn.js team has been working hard to deliver a stable, documented and unit tested JavaScript toolbelt for working with HTML5 <video>. Popcorn.js 0.2 rethinks Popcorn.js 0.1 as an event system for HTML5 <video> with an API, a plugin system, and strong adherence to […]

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This article describes processes and policies that are no longer in use. It’s preserved in its entirety for historic record only. If you’ve ever been interested in contributing to jQuery, but simply had no idea how to get started, I’ve created the following jQuery Bug Fixing Guide to walk through the steps of fixing bugs […]

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Today, Newsweek.com launched its brand new Career Tree Visualization tool (link now defunct, but check out this demo visualization of Barack Obama’s career), which was developed at Bocoup. Career Tree is a vector based RaphaelJS/Burst visualization of your career – you can activate it by connecting with your LinkedIn account or by filling out a […]

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UPDATE!!! This morning (2010-10-22) Chromium dev channel updated to Chromium 8.0.552.11 dev and the indexedDB implementation has been renamed to webkitIndexedDB. I must admit – sometimes browser updates are like Christmas. Like today. I updated Chrome and as usual I went through the motions of inspecting the window (DOMWindow) object in the console looking for […]

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Last friday Google publicly announced a new way to view traffic on your web site; by using the web site itself. This is a replacement for the clumsy Site Overlay feature that has existed since the Urchin analytics system was absorbed by the software giant. It looks like a great way to visualize the traffic […]

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The Official Opera Blog has announced that Opera 10.70 will feature a reimplementation of the EventSource API. I say “reimplementation” because Opera was actually the first modern browser to add support for Server Sent Events back in 2006. The implementation was awkward and required a DOM element. Last week, Opera Core Concerns posted an update […]

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