Learning web development: an eternal work in progress
Then along came jQuery and websites en masse started to
It's now time to get out of my CSS comfort zone and invest in the future. After hearing about Node.js for the past few years, I've now installed it on my two development machines, so I can now run a local web server without starting up Apache. I don't understand the first thing about Node, but I can now use it to compile my Sass and vendor prefix my production CSS, courtesy of task runner Grunt.js.
XML always seemed nerdy and overcomplicated, but this is rapidly being superseded by JSON format, which has even found its way into my desktop code editor, Sublime Text 2 as the standard format for all configuration files. To render your JSON data, you've to choose from the many templating engines: Handlebars, Underscore.js, or for added performance: Lo-Dash.
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