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Front-end web development is all about how the world sees your project. Finding the right front-end web framework can be difficult for developers. As a result, Packt Hub provides the latest news and updates around tools like Angular and React to keep you up to date. From JavaScript‘s latest updates to the evolution of how browsers such as Firefox and Chrome display your code, we’ve got all the latest news and insights in one place.

Top 5 Newish JavaScript Libraries (That Aren’t AngularJS…)

AngularJS is, like, so 2014. Already the rumblings have started that there are better ways of doing things. I thought it prudent to look...

How to Create a Flappy Bird Clone with MelonJS

How to create a Flappy Bird clone using MelonJS Web game frameworks such as MelonJS are becoming more popular every day. In this post...

Change the World with Laziness – The Case for Building Tiny Business Websites

Most businesses don’t have websites... Seriously, it’s true. More than half of all small businesses have no dedicated web space, and those make up the...

Interfacing React Components with Angular Applications

There's been talk lately of using React as the view within Angular's MVC architecture. Angular, as we all know, uses dirty checking. As I'll...

Responsive Web Design is Hard

Last week, I embarked on a quest to build my first website that would simultaneously deliver on two puns; I would “launch” my website...

Exploring Module Development in AngularJS

This started off as an article about building a simple ScrollSpy module. Simplicity got away from me however, so I'll focus on some of...

What’s next after Angular? Take the Meteor challenge!

This month the Meteor framework hit version 1.0. We’ve been waiting to see this for a while here at Packt, and have definitely not...

Try Something New Today – ReactJS

Sometimes it seems like AngularJS is the only frontend game in town. There are reasons for that. It’s sophisticated, it’s a game-changer for web...

Creating subtle UI details using Midnight.js, Wow.js, and Animate.css

Creating animations in CSS or JavaScript is often annoying and/or time-consuming, so most people tend to pay a lot of attention to the content...

Angular, Responsive, and MEAN – how 2014 changed front-end development

Happy New Year, Web Devians. We've just finished off quite a year for web technologies, haven't we? 2014 was categorised by a growth in...

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