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Create is a JavaScript library that can make any website editable through simple RDFa annotations and Backbone.js. MIT licensed, in GitHub.

Create is a JavaScript library that can make any website editable through simple RDFa annotations and Backbone.js. MIT licensed, in GitHub.

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"Mozilla’s mission is to “build user sovereignty into the fabric of the Internet.”"

— Mitchell Baker, in ExtremeTech article

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ShareJS: library for Google Wave -style collaboration

ShareJS is a CoffeeScript library for building Google Wave -style live collaboration features for web applications. MIT license, in GitHub.

ShareJS launch talk View more presentations from Joseph Gentle

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A series of Hook.io tutorials

Hook.io is very interesting, a framework that provides an Erlang-like actor model for Node.js. As the framework is quite new, documentation is a bit lacking. Here are some good links:

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CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles down to JavaScript. The syntax is inspired by Ruby and Python, and implements many features from those two languages. This book is designed to help you learn CoffeeScript, understand best practices and start building awesome client side applications. The book is little, only five chapters, but that’s rather apt as CoffeeScript is a little language too.

This book is completely open source, and was written by Alex MacCaw (or @maccman) with great contributions from David Griffiths, Satoshi Murakami, and Jeremy Ashkenas.

(Source: decodering)

Tags: coffeescript
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So, Google finally announced Dart, their JavaScript killer. Initial reactions from the hacker community seem quite unimpressed.

But regardless of Google’s intentions, for now there is yet another language targeting the universal runtime.

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Logo for JavaScript, courtesy of Chris Williams (source)

Logo for JavaScript, courtesy of Chris Williams (source)

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Learn about NoFlo and flow-based programming in JS.everywhere conference. October 15th in Boston.

Learn about NoFlo and flow-based programming in JS.everywhere conference. October 15th in Boston.