How to Create HTML Labels in SVG Using D3

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A guest post by John Williams, a web developer who has worked for media, education, and government organizations for seventeen years. For the last seven, he has been working for NewCity in Blacksburg, VA, assisting with several data visualization projects in bioinformatics. He can be found on Twitter @thudfactor. If you are at the Fluent… Read more »

Introducing Brackets – An Open Source Code Editor for Web Developers

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A guest post by Ingo Richter, a Computer Scientist/Web P&A with Adobe Systems who is currently working on Brackets and you can find him @ingorichter. Creating content for the web is mostly done in people’s favorite editor. Some prefer a WYSIWYG editor over a plain text editor, but this is purely a matter of taste…. Read more »

MCRooster: A PhoneGap Application with a Single Codebase

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Minecraft has a day/night cycle that is twenty minutes long. Day lasts for ten minutes, then there is a ninety second dusk, followed by night for seven minutes, and then a ninety-second dawn before the next day. Unless you’re playing on Peaceful mode or in Creative mode, nighttime can be a pretty dangerous time. For… Read more »

PhoneGap: Storing and Retrieving with the FileSystem

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PhoneGap, also known as Apache Cordova, is a framework for building mobile apps using HTML, JavaScript and CSS. It allows web developers to leverage their existing skills in the exciting world of mobile development. PhoneGap provides an execution environment for your front-end code with a number of native device APIs exposed: the device’s sensors (GPS,… Read more »