Mozilla Hacks Weekly, October 27th 2011

We come across a lot of interesting links in Developer Engagement. Here is a round-up of our favourite ones from the past week.

Weekly links October 27th 2011

If there is anything you think we should read or know about, don’t hesitate to post a comment, contact us on Twitter or through any other mean.
The picks this week are:

Christian Heilmann

A picture of Christian Heilmann http://johnbhall.com/iphone-4s/? – an explanation of the CSS animations used in the iphone 4S homepage. Quite a nifty way of transforming and shifting a page.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Christian, he’s available on Twitter as @codepo8.

Havi Hoffman

A picture of Havi Hoffman John McCarthy obituary – a remembrance of John McCarthy, the computer scientist and pioneer who coined the term artificial intelligence and created Lisp. RIP.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Havi, she’s available on Twitter as @freshelectrons

Jeff Griffiths

A picture of Jeff Griffiths Interesting comparison of browser extension tech from the author of MediaPlus.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Jeff, he’s available on Twitter as @canuckistani.

Joe Stagner

A picture of Joe Stagner This demo illustrates a bit of HTML5 that can toggle between living inside the browser chrome and running in a full screen mode. (Nightly Firefox build required.) It’s a great example of how HTML5 is changing the way we approach web page and apps development.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Joe, he’s available on Twitter as @MisfitGeek.

Rob Hawkes

A picture of Rob Hawkes Node Toolbox is a massive resource full of juicy Node-related goodness.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Rob, he’s available on Twitter as @robhawkes.

Robert Nyman

A picture of Robert Nyman The Next 6 Billion – About the importance of the web and making it accessible for as many as we can.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Robert, he’s available on Twitter as @robertnyman.

Tristan Nitot

A picture of Tristan Nitot At the Web 2.0 Summit 2011, Mitchell Baker gave an inspiring talk about new ways of thinking about user data.

If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Tristan, he’s available on Twitter as @nitot.

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