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Liquid Newsletter Template Week:39
Year:2012
Date:2012-Sep-25
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Books we recommend

Gamification Intro

What is gamification? How can I benefit from it in order to make my apps look more appealing and create loyal users. The following book provides a very good introduction to this topic through a very well written and enjoyable story (and a killer title also!).

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Articles we enjoyed

Yet another DB? IndexedDB
IndexedDB is a database that can be used "client-side" with JavaScript code. It is also supported by Windows 8 store apps. Since it is a work in progress there is a lot of inconsistent information on the web. It is good idea to get a general view on how it works by browsing the official documentation for the API (you can also play with it here or read a gentle introduction be Stephen Walther here).

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Start to develop with Kinect
It is time to move on to the next generation of user input. It is time to use your Kinect with your existing apps or it is time to start thinking of getting one to experiment with alternate ways for your users to interact with your app world. Read and learn starting at the following link (part 2 can be reached here):

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WebMatrix 2 – Front End Web Developers take note (ASP.NET, PHP, node.js and more)
Did you notice the release of WebMatrix 2? WebMatrix is a free, lightweight web development tool introduced in 2010. It's focus is on simplifying the web development experience for ASP.NET and PHP, and more recently node. Rob Conery actually turned me onto WebMatrix and we use it for the This Developer's Life Podcast website. I recommend it for students, designers, and web pros that either don't need or don't want the whole Visual Studio experience. It's also a nice companion to Sublime Text 2. There's even Git extensions, LESS, easy deployment and more for the front end developer.

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Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Application (Part I): Overview and Hello World
Are you looking for a HTML5/CSS authoring tool on Windows 8? Blend is the tool. Blend helps simplify design tasks by providing an accurate design surface and powerful tools that let you visually create and edit HTML and CSS. It gives you great tools to create, edit and diagnose CSS, supporting some of the latest CSS standards, including CSS Grid, Gradients, Transitions, and media queries. It also is designed to handle app UX that makes heavy use of JavaScript to dynamically create and manipulate DOM elements. Using Interactive Mode you can even interact with the app on the design surface and bring it into states that are not reachable via markup at all.

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Visual Studio 2012 Launch «My Events» sample modern application source
Containing with the Visual Studio 2012 Launch theme, in the keynotes (which you can see on-demand here), you saw a number of demo's of the "My Events" application. Think it was kind of cool and something you'd like to look see the source for? MY EVENTS - Sample Modern Application with Visual Studio 2012

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