Interesting Stuff on the Web – 4

Release 4 of five chosen quality articles/tutorials/tools from different blogs.

CSS4 Preview ‐ Selectors

CSS is one probably the best bridge between web designers and developers so updates to the CSS spec are very exciting. The W3C recently posted an update to the working Selectors Level 4 spec, and there are many useful updates to be found. Let’s have a look at what new CSS selectors and features will be available to us in future browsers!

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Demystifying jQuery 1.7′s $.Callbacks

A brand new feature introduced in jQuery 1.7 is $.Callbacks, which we’ll be taking a look at today. $.Callbacks are a multi-purpose callbacks list object and if you’ve had a chance to play around with jQuery’s $.Deferred functionality (Julian Aubourg and I wrote about it previously), you may be surprised to know that this is one of the core building blocks that make that feature possible.

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HTML5 101

Excellent slides on HTML5 explaining what it is, what it isn’t and where it might go.

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Algorithm is not a 4 Letter Word

Presentation slides by 37signals explaining the importance of Algorithms for programmers. Why it’s important and why we must keep practicing them.

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JavaScript Garden

JavaScript Garden is a growing collection of documentation about the most quirky parts of the JavaScript programming language. It gives advice to avoid common mistakes and subtle bugs, as well as performance issues and bad practices, that non-expert JavaScript programmers may encounter on their endeavours into the depths of the language.

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