Node.js and Websockets are the perfect combination to write very fast, lag free applications which can send data to a huge number of clients. So why don’t we start learning about these two topics by building a chat service! We will see how to install Node.js packages, serve a static page to the client with a basic web-server, and configure Socket.io to communicate with the client.
THE DEAD-SIMPLE STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR FRONT-END DEVELOPERS TO GETTING UP AND RUNNING WITH NODE.JS, EXPRESS, JADE, AND MONGODB
SET UP THE FULL STACK AND HAVE A WEBPAGE RUNNING IN 30 MINUTES. MAKE IT TALK TO YOUR DB IN ANOTHER 30.
By Christopher Buechele
Welcome to DevDocs!DevDocs is an all-in-one API documentation reader for developers.Here are a few things you should know before you start:
RGBa & HSLa CSS Generator for Internet Explorer04 Dec 09Update! – The generator now converts HSLa values as well as RGBa. Many thanks to Michael Jackson for making sense of the algorithm to convert HSL to RGB.If you’ve been keeping up with how recent browsers have been implementing parts of the CSS3 spec, you may already be using RGBa or HSLa to define semi-transparent background colors. You’d also know that this works in recent versions of Firefox and Safari, but not in any version of Internet Explorer.
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Whats the easiest way to scale background images in responsive layouts? We use an old technique and enhance it to fluidly change the aspect ratio of background images.Responsive layouts make it possible to dynamically scale the width of a website to fit on small mobile devices as well as larger desktop computers. An element with a percentual width will have its height automatically adjusted. Its aspect ratio remains the same when it is resized.If we want to accomplish the same with background images we must figure out how to maintain the aspect ratio of any HTML element.