You can get started right away on your React Native project by installing Deco and creating a new project — it's fast and there's no manual setup needed. File scaffolding handles your boilerplate. Ready-made components drop right into your code. Properties are graphically editable through the property inspector. It's an entirely new way to write, tweak, and re-use code.
WebGazer.js is an eye tracking library that uses common webcams to infer the eye-gaze locations of web visitors on a page in real time. The eye tracking model it contains self-calibrates by watching web visitors interact with the web page and trains a mapping between the features of the eye and positions on the screen.
When released, jQuery 3.0 will become the only version of jQuery. The 1.12 and 2.2 branches will continue to receive critical support patches for a while, but will not get any new features or major revisions.
MobX had an amazing few weeks! It has just hit 2000 stars on GitHub. There’s been tremendous interest from the React Amsterdam talk. In addition, MobX’s excellent out-of-the-box performance characteristics have been garnering attention from the React community.
The box-shadow property is a CSS3 property that allows us to create shadow effects on almost any element, similar to the drop shadows we can create in design software. These shadow effects allow us to create the illusion of depth in an otherwise flat, 2-dimensional-looking page.
Personal side projects are a cornerstone of creative growth and discovery. While they might not always result in financial gain, the long-term benefits are often much more useful. Benefits such as personal growth, creative exploration and generation of professional opportunities are some of the reasons to engage in them. In this article, we’ll explore these benefits, as well as learn how to decide on a project and how to effectively manage our time (using my recently launched project an an example).