dcurtis

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Nginx and Lua ←

For several months, we’ve been gradually integrating Lua into Mixlr’s front-end Nginx configuration.

Lua is a dynamic scripting language which can be embedded inside Nginx config files. This means that arbitrary Lua code can be executed inline during any phase of the Nginx request-handling process.

We started off just using Lua to route requests around backend servers, but it has ended up having a much more profound impact on our infrastructure.

Here are some things we make it do.

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Vanilla JS

Vanilla JS is a fast, lightweight, cross-platform framework
for building incredible, powerful JavaScript applications.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre Entrepreneurs | TechCrunch

big fan.

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Infinity.js

 is a UITableView for the web: it speeds up scrolling through long lists and keeps your infinite feeds smooth and stable for your users

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OpenMasse by juliangruber

About to finish work on OpenMasse.

The ui still needs some heavy polishing.

Want to open multiple links at once but too tired to click on each?

OpenMasse to the rescue! When activated, this bookmarklet lets you draw a rectangle over the links you wish to open. Drop, and all the links are opened! (in tabs!).

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TJ Holowaychuk: Components

tjholowaychuk:

With the advent of numerous client-side JavaScript package managers, I wanted to write up some of my thoughts about the fragmentation that we have today, and some ways that I think we could really improve delivering packages a community. Keep in mind that these are only my opinions, everyone has…

(Source: tjholowaychuk)

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Optimizing for Happiness // Speaker Deck

<3

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Deathocat (via OCTOCATS!)

Deathocat (via OCTOCATS!)

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(via The Next Microsoft - journal - minimally minimal)

awesome try at rebranding microsoft with fresh metaphors and clean, futuristic design

(via The Next Microsoft - journal - minimally minimal)
awesome try at rebranding microsoft with fresh metaphors and clean, futuristic design

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namebench - Open-source DNS Benchmark Utility

Cross-platform utility that tests your DNS and other global DNS providers for speed. Only consider the first run of the bench suite since others following will only show proximity. The fastest one for me is Google’s.

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http://felixge.s3.amazonaws.com/11/nodejs - best practices.pdf

when using callbacks:

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Why I switched back from CoffeeScript to Vanilla JS

And there are several reasons:

What I will miss:

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Improving HTML5 Canvas Performance - HTML5 Rocks

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