On Saturday, November 10, 2012, I will be speaking at JavaScript Saturday.  This event will be held in Long Beach, California. Here is the description directly from JS(SATURDAY) site: Javascript Saturday is a complete one-day Training from the best of the Javascript experts aimed at all levels of expertise. Have no experience in Javascript? – Go from beginner […]

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Client Side Mobile Device Detection

Device detection can be very complicated. There are entire businesses based on correctly identifying the user’s device. Luckily for us to poor to afford such services there is another way to do device detection which doesn’t require us to re-invent the wheel. The actual detection logic comes from Chad Smith and his site: http://detectmobilebrowsers.com. It uses […]

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Free JS Design Patterns Book

I know how tough it can be when you want to learn and don’t have a lot of money. So every time I come across a free or low cost resource, I promise to share the wealth.  Here is another free book to help all of you JavaScript padawans, Learning JavaScript Design Patterns. Once again […]

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Free Backbone.js Book

As many of you know, I am a fan of Backbone.js. In fact, it has been the subject of talks that I have given recently. After the talks, people often ask for more references on backbone, but other than a few websites, there wasn’t much available. But now there is and it is free! Backbone […]

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jQuery Mobile UI Builder

If you’ve used either Apple’s Interface Builder or Microsoft’s Blend to build UI, then having to do it by hand in HTML seems like a big step backwards. But there is help and it is free. The Intel Open Source Technology Center has released its Rapid Interface Builder (RIB) tool. It runs only in Google […]

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