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unitone said:

HTML is a programming language. The people who write HTML code are programmers. Proof: Turing complete Rule 110 cellular automaton encoded in HTML5 + CSS3 http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/4222

unitone said:

Flash to HTML5 with Wallaby. Wallaby converts the artwork and animation contained in Adobe Flash Professional (.FLA) files into HTML5 http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/wallaby/

unitone said:

Web 'O Wonder open source demos for showcasing the new technical features in Firefox 4 (HTML5, CSS3, WebGL, SVG, JavaScript and new APIs) https://demos.mozilla.org/

unitone said:

HTML5 P2P video chat - P2P real-time voice and video streaming directly between peers, without plug-ins or an intermediate relay, via ConnectionPeer API. https://labs.ericsson.com/developer-community/blog/beyond-html5-peer-peer-conversational-video

unitone said:

Smooth "grow" and "shrink" animation with jQuery and CSS3 transforms for hardware acceleration: http://www.twoixter.com/experiments/jquery-growshrink

unitone said:

Search engine spam losers and winners results sorted by Google search. Numbers are coming out, illustrating the effectiveness of the new Google search algorithm. http://searchengineland.com/who-lost-in-googles-farmer-algorithm-change-66173

unitone said:

Google's birth certificate (1998). "In this paper, we present Google": The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine http://ilpubs.stanford.edu:8090/361/

unitone said:

How EzineArticles adapts to the Google search algorithm change, being one of the many "content farm" sites affected by it. http://blog.ezinearticles.com/2011/02/search-engine-algorithm-changes.html

unitone said:

Formalize: a CSS framework for making identical form elements in any browser on any operating system. Formalize relies on JavaScript to add HTML5 support in older browsers, and works with Dojo, jQuery, MooTools, Prototype, and YUI. http://formalize.me/

unitone said:

Chat with others who are reading the same web page with Chattrr bookmarklet: http://chattrr.net/ Chattrr runs on node.js and websockets: https://github.com/wbecker/chattrr

unitone said:

How to deliver a piece of HTML source code as plaintext to browsers. Allow users to see the plaintext HTML in the browser and if they want to save it, the default filename will be the given one. http://perlpunks.de/deliver_html_as_text_plain.html

unitone said:

HTML5 specification: Web Developer Edition. The WHATWG HTML5 specification for web developers discards information exclusive for browser vendors, thus making it an ideal companion specification for web developers to use on a regular basis. http://developers.whatwg.org/

unitone said:

Sexy small notifications with CSS3 - http://plapier.github.com/sexy-css3-flashes/

unitone said:

Get desktop notifications from web applications with http://www.notify.io (supports Growl, Snarl, Prowl, Twitter, WebHooks, libnotify and more)