News roundup: SugarJS, TameJS, wii-js

Tidbits

SugarJS is a framework for working with native JavaScript objects, and controversial because it knowingly adds to the prototype of native objects

TameJs is written by the folks at OkCupid, and introduces a cleaner way to write asynchronous code

JavaScript is Assembly Language for the Web: Part 2 – Madness or just Insanity?

socket.io and Express. Tying it all together

melonJS is a lightweight HTML5 game engine

has.io is a site that uses Modernizr to show you what features your browser supports

John J. Barton of Firebug is moving on to the Chrome browser team

Waldo: Search the JavaScript Object Model in under 1 KB

wii-js is a library for event-based interaction with Wiimotes (on the Nintendo Wii browser)

jsSHA is a JavaScript implementation of the entire family of SHA hashes

Essential JavaScript Design Patterns For Beginners, Volume 1 by Addy Osmani

Understanding Hardware Acceleration on Mobile Browsers

Behind The Scenes Of Nike Better World

Tweaking the viewport apparently dramatically increases the speed of Canvas rendering in iOS

The Node Beginner Book (Manuel Kiessling) is now complete

Upcoming Events

SoCal Node.js Meetup (August 4, 2011 in Los Angeles)
Introducing DNode and Hook.io (Bay Area Node.js Meetup) (August 4, 2011 in San Francisco)
AT&T Mobile App Hackathon (August 6, 2011 in San Jose, CA, USA)
NodeConf Summercamp (September 5-7, 2011 in Walker Creek Ranch, CA, USA)
Frontend Conference (September 9-10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland)
dojoconf (September 16, 2011 in Arlington, VA)
CapitolJS (September 18, 2011 in Washington DC)
onGameStart (September 22-23, 2011 in Warsaw, Poland)
Node.js Conference Italy (September 24, 2011 in Brescia, Italy)
jQuery Conference Boston (October 1-2, 2011 in Boston, US)
SenchaCon 2011 (October 23-26 in Austin, TX, USA)
Full Frontal JavaScript Conference (November 11, 2011 in Brighton, UK)
indieconf 2011 (November 19, 2011 in North Carolina, US)

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3 Comments

  1. Huuuze says:

    You forgot to mention SenchaCon.

  2. Thanks for the heads up! I updated the events. Added a few more in there as well. :)

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