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Super in-depth look at Meteor by Forbes http://hubs.ly/y0Z_2n0 "Meteor Is The App Platform For The New World Of Cloud-Client Computing"
Apps are what will turn the global network of smartphones into a massively distributed computing platform. Meteor will make it much easier to build those apps.
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Star Wars Secret Cinema tickets for 13th June (tonight!), unfortunately I can't make it. I've popped the tickets on here if anyone wants them: https://www.twickets.co.uk/block/11509?qty=2
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Managed to go in the end it was awesome!
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Wish I had looked up how to search for files in Chrome Dev Tools before today!
 
Chrome Developer Tools: Search or navigate to files, methods or line numbers. Shortcuts for text search and beyond

The ability to quickly find or navigate to specific files, methods or line numbers in an web app can be important in your day to day workflow in the Chrome DevTools. Today we've got some useful tips to help with these when working in the Sources panel.

To search scripts, stylesheets and snippets by filename you can use:

* Ctrl + O (Windows)
* Cmd + O (Mac OSX)

To perform a text search within the current file you can use:

* Ctrl + F (Windows)
* Cmd + F (Mac OSX)

To do a text search across all files you can use:

* Ctrl + Shift + F (Windows)
* Cmd + Opt + F (Max OSX)

If you need to dig down deeper, it's possible to filter for or navigate to a particular JavaScript function/method or CSS rule when viewing a file using:

* Ctrl + Shift + O (Windows)
* Cmd + Shift + O (Mac OSX)

The tools also support going to a specific line-number within the Sources editor. To launch the line number dialog when viewing a file you can use:

* Ctrl + L (Windows)
* CMD + L (Mac OSX)

Some extra notes:

* Cmd/Ctrl + F works across tabs other than Sources such as Resources or Network. If you check the 'filter' option when searching, this will filter down the list of results to only those containing the terms you were looking for.

* You can also switch between tabs using Cmd + [ and Cmd + ]

* If you are editing a script and select some code, you can evaluate it in the console right away using Ctrl + Shift + e
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Antonio Stoilkov sent in jsblocks (GitHub: astoilkov/jsblocks, License: MIT, npm: jsblocks), a new client-side framework that claims to have a rendering performance that is faster than React. It's a full-featured framework, and has some unique features. For example, it...
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Finally! someone else getting Meteor :-)  It is bloody impressive
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Saw these on the table, I'm not falling for that one!
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I still remember the taste and the weekend it took to get rid of it...!
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Using RUM To Increase Web Performance
A functional performance use of Real User Monitoring.

Pre-overoptimization is the root of all web development evil...well, it's a part of its larger root structure anyway....

So, in order to start optimizing, you need to know the appropriate place to focus your work. Otherwise, you may be optimizing something that has no bearing on overall real-user performance issues. You likely use various tools, maybe something like WebPagetest, to test your work, get results, and base the quality of your work on those results and call it a day. Although, as mentioned in this article at SteveSouders.com ( http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2012/11/14/comparing-rum-synthetic-page-load-times/ ), they found those synthetic measurement numbers are typically 2x faster than RUM times. The SteveSouders' page profiles a test that shows RUM times to 3x slower.

There are scant dev details in this posts referenced article, but I thought it provided a simple, quick, and worthwhile overview that shows a different aspect of performance tuning, as RUM is focus on real users' experience. It's good insight for a web performance audit, aside from strictly closed-review of development, coding, and environment. RUM offers some help on where to focus work on those aspects, which can allow for more efficient optimization.

Posted as a general consideration of a good point for those that may not be familiar with the RUM concept. And those that are a little too comfortable using the same optimal testing settings, and only looking at those optimal test results as quality of web performance.
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Artem Govorov JavaScript, JavaScript, does whatever JavaScript does About Archive Feed. Heroes of JavaScript and Testing. 29 May 2015. In 1995, Earth has become a JavaScript faring Federation. While colonizing new web technologies, humans have encountered an insectoid species known as “Bugs”.
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Just got started with Gulp, and OMG!
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There seems to be a hell of a lot of utilities to combine images (png's, jpgs etc) to form pdfs. But as a savvy user you've probably formed a distrust of shareware or similar. If you're like me, you've installed a few to find...
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“Probably the last game I´ll ever play on my current phone.” -- Anders Kronseth Langstrand. S.M.T.H. (Send Me To Heaven) is a sport game. Player is supposed to throw his phone as high as possible and catch it. The App measures the height the phone flied from players hand. The higher, the better.
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