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All of the new shiny code

Posted by Andrew Mitchell over 1 year ago

Ruby on Rails 4 is here - Andy M

Yep, that's correct the latest version of RoR is finally here as of Tuesday morning. I'm not going to give you all the blurb about new features etc, however, I will link you to a couple of resources about upgrading your application to the latest release. As usual Ryan Bates Railscasts are a great source of information and you can find his upgrade tutorial at

All this has happened before, and all this will happen again

Posted by Murray Steele over 1 year ago

Understanding 3D Transforms - Carl

A nifty primer on transforms in CSS. It explains how transforms are cumulative and how to adjust perspective in a straightforward manner. Matrices still melt my face.

New HTML5 Template element - Andy

From the W3 blurb: The template element can be placed anywhere within the head, body, and frameset elements, and its contents be any...

Something wicked this way comes

Posted by Robert Pataki over 1 year ago

Jony Ive Redesigns Things Rob

WWDCXIII was pretty much all about the new iOS7 (a very nice write up on iOS7 can be read here:

So it seems it all started with redesigning iOS. Then Jony Ive couldn't stop and he keeps redesigning everything...

CSS Tube Map Rob

Someone actually took the time and rebuilt the London Tube Map in pure CSS3, definitely something you need to open up the Dev Inspector panel in...

Pre Summer Dev Newsletter (2 weeks to go)

Posted by Seb Jacobs over 1 year ago

Are coders worth it?

An interesting article which questions the value of the work we do.

Wrapping up a C Library for Ruby. It's actually pretty easy!

Another blog post about writing a ruby wrapper for a c library.

The Race For Speed Part 1

The first in a series of articles about the history of javascript engines and how...