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The weird state of mobile web apps

by Cedric Dugas on May 12, 2013

There are countless of articles debating going native or HTML5 for your next mobile app. But with Linkedin recently deciding to going back to native I am really starting to ask myself if HTML5 is still part of the equation…

Tips for getting started with Vagrant, dev environments evolved

by Cedric Dugas on October 21, 2012

I have been using xampp for my local lamp stack for ages. It works well, but that’s definitely nothing like my live production server. Enter Vagrant, “easily” reproducible dev stacks.

Wouldn’t it be perfect if you could just give a recipe…

Update on mobile web frameworks

by Cedric Dugas on September 22, 2011

Recently saw 2 developments on web mobile frameworks that really got my attention.

jQuery Mobile

First, jQuery mobile just entered Beta3. Lots of bugfixes but also one cool thing that has been baking for a while, real fixed footers and headers…

Text editors again

by Cedric Dugas on September 14, 2011

I found my new house, really. I have been using e-text-editor on windows and Textmate on OSX for nearly 3 years and never really saw any contender to them. I tried aptana 3, too slow, no textmate bundle, buggy jquery…

Introducing BackboneFU.com, the resources for Backbone.js.. maybe

by Cedric Dugas on August 28, 2011

Well, well, sometimes I feel that I need to start a small project just for the fun of it, this time I created backboneFU. I recently started playing with this framework and while there is a lot of resources about…

Authoring a css book and what is next

by Cedric Dugas on July 19, 2011

I neglected quite a bit my blog for some times now .. After 3 years of doing this I feel like I have less and less to say about web development. Well not that it happens to every blogs of…

Going to war, web developer style

by Cedric Dugas on March 28, 2011

There is bad customer services everywhere, but nothing quite compares to The Brick for me. Here in Quebec we get raped by Telecom companies on cellphone plans and internet, we pay much more for less, and yet, today I am…

A front-end developer journey into symfony..

by Cedric Dugas on January 18, 2011

I love doing HTML/CSS/Javacscript, but what happens when you want to create a project that Wordpress can’t handle? Beside finding someone who can do it I mean.. Well you have to learn new stuff and this is how I immersed…

Form validation engine 2.0 is live

by Cedric Dugas on January 17, 2011

As said previously a rewrite of the validation engine has been in the work for sometimes and today it is finally live, the API changed a lot, might be a good idea to have a look at the new documentation…

Form validation engine 2.0 will be live soon

by Cedric Dugas on January 4, 2011

I will be updating the validation engine to version 2.0 this week, you can have a preview of the beast here. This version is a complete rewrite of the actual code, and mostly all api’s had changes, so if your…