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Learning Responsive Web Design

Learning Responsive Web Design

A Beginner's Guide

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 2.0

On Apr 14, 2014 Steve Clason wrote:
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You Don't Know JS: Scope & Closures

You Don't Know JS: Scope & Closures

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Apr 9, 2014 Steve Clason wrote: Clear, Concise, Detailed
Very close to my idea of perfection in a technical book. Detailed, clear, simple without being simplistic, thorough and helpful explanations of often mystifying aspects of JavaScript. Full Review >

Developing Backbone.js Applications

Developing Backbone.js Applications

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Mar 27, 2014 Steve Clason wrote: Good, More Than I Needed
The first half of the book introduces the framework then carefully steps you through the development of a simple application. That first part gave me all I needed to write my first application. Full Review >

CSS Fonts

CSS Fonts

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Oct 15, 2013 Steve Clason wrote: All A Developer Needs to Know About Fonts
Meyer's usual thorough, clear, straightforward explanation of a specification and it's implementation. This will tell you everything you need to know about CSS fonts. It will be put to good use as a reference but also deserves a quick read-through to familiarize yourself with what's typographically possible these days. Full Review >

Git Pocket Guide

Git Pocket Guide

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Jul 23, 2013 Steve Clason wrote: “Git Pocket Guide” by Richard E. Silverman; O’Reilly Media, 2013
Switching to Git after years using SVN, I had trouble finding my way around the new environment even though I only need pretty basic source control. I didn’t “get it”, and things that should have been easy were difficult. Two earlier books, both acknowledged by Mr. Silverman in his preface,… Full Review >

Microinteractions

Microinteractions

Designing with Details

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Jul 11, 2013 Steve Clason wrote:
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The Modern Web

The Modern Web

Multi-Device Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 14, 2013 Steve Clason wrote: “The Modern Web” by Peter Gasston; No Starch Press
As the pace of change in the Web domain keeps accelerating, working Web developers, all of us but especially freelancers, struggle with finding the time to: 1) work; and 2) not get too far behind the technology curve. This book was written to help with that struggle: [T]his book is… Full Review >

JavaScript Testing with Jasmine

JavaScript Testing with Jasmine

JavaScript Behavior-Driven Development

Steve's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Apr 26, 2013 Steve Clason wrote:
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