Interview With Lea Verou of the W3C

By Rey Bango There’s so much goodness happening on the web and as it continues to evolve, it’s important that talented individuals step up into leadership roles to help shape the future of web development. And doing this isn’t an easy task. Not only do you need to have the technical chops to help define […]

Using Node.js and Websockets to Build a Chat Service

By Guillaume Besson 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 […]

Dropbox Datastores and Drop-Ins

By Carlos Cessa Recently, Dropbox announced its new Datastore API and Drop-ins, a couple of great new features aimed to leverage the power of accessing files and (now with Datastores) other general information from any device and keep that data synced across all platforms, painlessly.   Datastores Today, the Datastore API only supports single-user use-cases, […]

What Are You Using? – Nettuts+ Authors Edition

By Rey Bango I previously asked several top developers the following four simple questions: What’s your primary development focus? What hardware are you using for development? Which editor or IDE do you use? What software can you not live without on a daily basis? The article generated a lot of interest and discussion about the […]